Mrigadana, aka: Mṛgādana, Mriga-adana; 2 Definition(s)
Mrigadana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Mṛgādana can be transliterated into English as Mrgadana or Mrigadana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Mṛgādana (मृगादन).—a small tiger or hunting leopard, hyena.
Derivable forms: mṛgādanaḥ (मृगादनः).
Mṛgādana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛga and adana (अदन). See also (synonyms): mṛgāntaka.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-naḥ) 1. A hyena. 2. A leopard. f. (-nī) Colocynth, (Cucumis coloquintida.) “indravāruṇī” E. mṛga a deer, and adana eating.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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