Kudara, Kudāra, Kūdara: 4 definitions


Kudara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kudāra, (ku-dāra) a bad wife Pv IV. 147. (Page 221)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kūdara (कूदर).—The offspring of a Brāhmaṇa woman by a Ṛiṣi, begotten during menstruation.

Derivable forms: kūdaraḥ (कूदरः).

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

Kūdara (कूदर).—m.

(-raḥ) The offspring of a Brahman woman by a Rishi, begotten during menstruation. E. ku bad, udara belly.

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

1) Kudāra (कुदार):—[=ku-dāra] [from ku] 1. ku-dāra mfn. having a bad wife, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhajjātaka]

2) Kūdara (कूदर):—[from ku] a m. ‘sprung from a bad womb’, the offspring of a Brāhman woman (by a Ṛṣi) begotten during menstruation, [Brahma-purāṇa]

3) Kudāra (कुदार):—2. kudāra m. mountain-ebony (Bauhinia variegata), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) ([for 1. ku-dāra See 1. ku.])

5) Kūdara (कूदर):—b See 1. ku.

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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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