Makhadveshin, Makhadveṣin, Makha-dveshin: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Makhadveṣin can be transliterated into English as Makhadvesin or Makhadveshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Makhadveṣin (मखद्वेषिन्).—m. an epithet of Śiva.

Makhadveṣin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms makha and dveṣin (द्वेषिन्).

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

Makhadveṣin (मखद्वेषिन्):—[=makha-dveṣin] [from makha] m. ‘enemy of (Dakṣa’s q.v.) sacrifice’, Name of Śiva, [Śivagītā, ascribed to the padma-purāṇa]

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Makhadveshin 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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