Madhyarekha, Madhyarekhā, Madhya-rekha: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madhyarekhā (मध्यरेखा).—the central or first meridian; (the line supposed to be drawn through laṅkā, ujjayinī, kurukṣetra and other places to the mount meru).

Madhyarekhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madhya and rekhā (रेखा).

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

Madhyarekhā (मध्यरेखा).—f.

(-khā) The first meridian, (in astronomy.)

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

Madhyarekhā (मध्यरेखा):—[=madhya-rekhā] [from madhya] f. the middle line the central or first meridian (the line conceived by the Hindūs to be drawn through Laṅkā, Ujjayinī, Kurukṣetra, and other places to mount Meru), [Siddhāntaśiromaṇi]

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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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