Khadgahva, Khaḍgāhva, Khadga-ahva: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Khaḍgāhva (खड्गाह्व).—a rhinoceros.

Derivable forms: khaḍgāhvaḥ (खड्गाह्वः).

Khaḍgāhva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms khaḍga and āhva (आह्व).

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

Khaḍgāhva (खड्गाह्व):—[from khaḍga] m. ‘named after a sword’, a rhinoceros, [Suśruta i, 6, 10.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Khaḍgāhva (खड्गाह्व):—(khaḍga + āhvā) m. Rhinoceros [Suśruta 1, 22, 4.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Khaḍgāhva (खड्गाह्व):—m. Rhinoceros.

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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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