Ghunta, Ghuṇṭa: 6 definitions



Ghunta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghuṇṭa (घुण्ट).—The ankle.

Derivable forms: ghuṇṭaḥ (घुण्टः).

See also (synonyms): ghuṇṭaka, ghuṇṭikā.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ghuṇṭa (घुण्ट).—m.

(-ṇṭaḥ) The ankle. E. ghuṭ to resist, affix ka and num inserted; also with kan added ghuṇṭaka, or without the augment ghuṭa &c. as above.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ghuṇṭa (घुण्ट):—[from ghuṭa] a m. = ghuṭa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) b ṭaka See ghuṭa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ghuṇṭa (घुण्ट):—(ṇṭaḥ) 1. m. The ancle.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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