Hastidanta, Hastin-danta, Hastidamta: 11 definitions

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Hastidanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Hasti-danta.—(IE 8-5, EI 1), ‘ivory’, referring to the right to keep elephants’ tusks without surrendering them to the king. Note: hasti-danta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hastidanta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hastidanta (हस्तिदंत).—m n (S) Elephant's tooth, ivory.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

hastidanta (हस्तिदंत).—m n Elephant's tooth, ivory.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hastidanta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hastidanta (हस्तिदन्त).—

1) the tusk of an elephant.

2) a peg projecting from a wall. (-ntam) 1 ivory.

2) a radish.

Derivable forms: hastidantaḥ (हस्तिदन्तः).

Hastidanta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hastin and danta (दन्त).

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

Hastidanta (हस्तिदन्त).—m.

(-ntaḥ) 1. A pin or bracket projecting from a wall to hang any thing upon. 2. The tusk of an elephant. mn.

(-ntaḥ-ntaṃ) 1. Ivory. 2. A radish. E. hastin, danta a tooth; also with kan added hastidantaka .

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

Hastidanta (हस्तिदन्त).—I. m. a pin projecting from a wall, and used to hang things upon. Ii. n. ivory.

— Cf. [Gothic.] tunthus; A. S. todh.

Hastidanta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hastin and danta (दन्त).

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

1) Hastidanta (हस्तिदन्त):—[=hasti-danta] [from hasti > hasta] m. the tusk of an el° (See hāstidanta)

2) [v.s. ...] a pin or peg projecting from a wall, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

3) [v.s. ...] mn. a radish, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [=hasti-danta] [from hasti > hasta] n. ivory, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

5) Hāstidanta (हास्तिदन्त):—[from hasta] mfn. ([from] hasti-d) consisting or made of ivory, [Kauśika-sūtra]

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

Hastidanta (हस्तिदन्त):—[hasti-danta] (ntaḥ) 1. m. The radish; a bracket. n. Ivory.

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Hastidanta in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hastidanta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hastidaṃta (ಹಸ್ತಿದಂತ):—[noun] the tusk of an elephant.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hastidanta in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Hastidanta (हस्तिदन्त):—n. elephant's tusk; ivory;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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