Krishnadanta, Kṛṣṇadanta, Krishna-danta: 3 definitions


Krishnadanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Kṛṣṇadanta can be transliterated into English as Krsnadanta or Krishnadanta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Krishnadanta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Kṛṣṇadanta (कृष्णदन्त):—[=kṛṣṇa-danta] [from kṛṣṇa] mfn. having black teeth, [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra i, 12, 4]

2) Kṛṣṇadantā (कृष्णदन्ता):—[=kṛṣṇa-dantā] [from kṛṣṇa-danta > kṛṣṇa] f. the tree Gmelina arborea, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Krishnadanta 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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