Halasira, aka: Halasīra, Hala-sira; 2 Definition(s)

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Halasīra (हलसीर).—a ploughshare.

Derivable forms: halasīraḥ (हलसीरः).

Halasīra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hala and sīra (सीर).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Halasīra (हलसीर).—(m. or nt.), plow, or perh. plow-share (so pw): Divy 124.7; 134.7; see s.v. sīra.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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. 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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