Matsyadhani, Matsyādhānī, Matsya-adhani, Matsyadhānī, Matsya-dhani: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Matsyādhānī (मत्स्याधानी) or Matsyadhānī (मत्स्यधानी).—a fish-basket (used by fishermen).

Matsyādhānī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms matsya and ādhānī (आधानी).

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

Matsyadhānī (मत्स्यधानी).—f. (-nī) A fish basket, a small basket used by fishermen, to put the fish into when caught; it is also sometimes, but less accurately, applied to a kind of snare of reeds or grass, which is left in the water, and entangles the fish that swim with the current. E. matsya a fish, dhā to have or hold, aff. lyuṭ; also with āṅ prefixed, matsyādhānī .

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

Matsyadhānī (मत्स्यधानी):—[=matsya-dhānī] [from matsya > matsa] f. ‘fish-holder’, a fish-basket or a kind of snare for catching fish, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Matsyadhānī (मत्स्यधानी):—[matsya-dhānī] (nī) 3. f. A fish-basket.

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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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