Manthadanda, Mantha-danda, Manthadaṇḍa: 4 definitions



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[«previous next»] — Manthadanda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Manthadaṇḍa (मन्थदण्ड).—a churning-stick.

Derivable forms: manthadaṇḍaḥ (मन्थदण्डः).

Manthadaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mantha and daṇḍa (दण्ड). See also (synonyms): manthadaṇḍaka.

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

Manthadaṇḍa (मन्थदण्ड):—[=mantha-daṇḍa] [from mantha > manth] m. ([Pañcarātra]) a ch°-stick

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Manthadaṇḍa (मन्थदण्ड):—[(ma + da)] Butterstössel [PAÑCAR. 1, 1, 10.] ka dass. [Amarakoṣa 2, 9, 74.] m. [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1023.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Manthadaṇḍa (मन्थदण्ड):—und ka m. Butterstössel.

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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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