Kharadushana, Kharadūṣaṇa, Khara-dushana: 8 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Kharadūṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Kharadusana or Kharadushana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kharadūṣaṇa (खरदूषण).—the thorn apple.
Derivable forms: kharadūṣaṇaḥ (खरदूषणः).
Kharadūṣaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms khara and dūṣaṇa (दूषण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaḥ) Thron apple, (Datura metel.) E. khara an ass and dūṣaṇa hurting; by its narcotic properties.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kharadūṣaṇa (खरदूषण):—[=khara-dūṣaṇa] [from khara] m. ‘killing asses’, the thorn-apple, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] m. [dual number] the two demons Khara and Dūṣaṇa, [Rāmāyaṇa iii, 23, 39]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kharadūṣaṇa (खरदूषण):—[khara-dūṣaṇa] (ṇaḥ) 1. m. Thorn-apple.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Khāradūṣaṇa (खारदूषण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Khāradūsaṇa.
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Khāradūsaṇa (खारदूसण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Khāradūṣaṇa.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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