Khandalavana, Khaṇḍalavaṇa, Khanda-lavana: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Khaṇḍalavaṇa (खण्डलवण).—a kind of salt.

Derivable forms: khaṇḍalavaṇam (खण्डलवणम्).

Khaṇḍalavaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms khaṇḍa and lavaṇa (लवण).

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

Khaṇḍalavaṇa (खण्डलवण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) Black salt. E. khaṇḍa, and lavaṇa salt.

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

Khaṇḍalavaṇa (खण्डलवण):—[=khaṇḍa-lavaṇa] [from khaṇḍa > khaṇḍ] n. black salt, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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