Haridashva, Haridaśva, Harit-ashva: 2 definitions


Haridashva 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.

The Sanskrit term Haridaśva can be transliterated into English as Haridasva or Haridashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Haridaśva (हरिदश्व).—

1) the sun; प्रविघाटयिता समुत्पतन् हरिदश्वः कमलाकरानिव (pravighāṭayitā samutpatan haridaśvaḥ kamalākarāniva) Ki.2.46; R.3.22; 18.23; Śi.11.56.

2) the arka plant.

Derivable forms: haridaśvaḥ (हरिदश्वः).

Haridaśva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms harit and aśva (अश्व).

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

Haridaśva (हरिदश्व).—m.

(-śvaḥ) 1. The sun. 2. The Arka plant. E. harit green, aśva a horse.

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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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