Karnasphala, Karṇāsphāla: 4 definitions


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

Karṇāsphāla (कर्णास्फाल).—m.

(-laḥ) The flapping of an elephant’s ear. E. karṇa, and āsphāla with the same import.

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

Karṇāsphāla (कर्णास्फाल):—[from karṇa] m. the flapping to and fro of an elephant’s ears, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Karṇāsphāla (कर्णास्फाल):—[karṇā+sphāla] (laḥ) 1. m. The flapping of an elephant’s ear.

[Sanskrit to German]

Karnasphala 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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