Kadambara, Kādambara: 7 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kādambara (कादम्बर).—1 A spirituous liquor distilled from the flowers of the Kadamba tree; निषेध्य मधु माधवाः सरसमत्र कादम्बरम् (niṣedhya madhu mādhavāḥ sarasamatra kādambaram) Śi.4.66.

-rī 1 A spirituous liquor distilled from the flowers of the कदम्ब (kadamba) tree.

2) Spirituous liquor or wine in general; कादम्बरीसाक्षिकं प्रथमसौहृदमिष्यते (kādambarīsākṣikaṃ prathamasauhṛdamiṣyate) Ś.6; or कादम्बरीमदविघूर्णितलोचनस्य युक्तं हि लाङ्गलभृतः पतनं पृथिव्याम् (kādambarīmadavighūrṇitalocanasya yuktaṃ hi lāṅgalabhṛtaḥ patanaṃ pṛthivyām) Udb.; °रसभरेण (rasabhareṇa) K.24.

3) The fluid issuing from the temples of a rutting elephant.

4) An epithet of Sarasvatī, the goddess of learning.

5) A female cuckoo.

6) The rain-water collected into clefts or hollow places.

7) A female bird (sārikā).

8) Name of a celebrated story by Bāṇa; the heroine is of the same name being a daughter of Chitraratha Gandharva.

Derivable forms: kādambaram (कादम्बरम्).

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

Kādambara (कादम्बर).—n.

(-raṃ) The surface or skim of coagulated milk. m.

(-raḥ) A spirituous liquor distilled from the flowers of the Kadamba. f. (-rī) 1. Wine, spirituous liquor in general. 2. A name of Saras- Wati. 3. The female Koil or Indian cuckoo. 4. The female of another bird, (Turdus salica, Buch.) E. kadamba the Kadamba flower, ra what gains or gets, from rā, affix ḍa.

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

1) Kādambara (कादम्बर):—mn. the surface or skim of coagulated milk, sour cream, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) f(ī)n. (n., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) a spirituous liquor distilled from the flowers of the Cadamba, [Kādambarī 102, 19]

3) the rain water which collects in hollow places of the tree Nauclea Cadamba when the flowers are in perfection (it is supposed to be impregnated with honey), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) wine, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) spirituous liquor (in general), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) the fluid which issues from the temples of a rutting elephant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kādambara (कादम्बर):—(raḥ) 1. n. The skim of coagulated milk; a spirituous liquor. f. () Wine; a cuckoo.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kādambara (कादम्बर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kāyaṃvara.

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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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