Padmabandhu, Padma-bandhu: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Padmabandhu (पद्मबन्धु).—

1) the sun,

2) a bee.

Derivable forms: padmabandhuḥ (पद्मबन्धुः).

Padmabandhu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms padma and bandhu (बन्धु).

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

Padmabandhu (पद्मबन्धु).—m.

(-ndhuḥ) 1. A bee. 2. The sun. E. padma a lotus, and bandhu the friend. arkavṛkṣe ca .

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

1) Padmabandhu (पद्मबन्धु):—[=padma-bandhu] [from padma] m. ‘friend of the l°’, Name of the sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a bee, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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