Parnakhanda, Parṇakhaṇḍa, Parna-khanda: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parṇakhaṇḍa (पर्णखण्ड).—a tree without apparent blossoms.

-ḍam a collection of leaves.

Derivable forms: parṇakhaṇḍaḥ (पर्णखण्डः).

Parṇakhaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms parṇa and khaṇḍa (खण्ड).

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

Parṇakhaṇḍa (पर्णखण्ड).—m.

(-ṇḍaḥ) 1. A tree without apparent blossoms. 2. A tree in general. n.

(-ṇḍaṃ) A multitude of leaves. E. parṇa a leaf, khaṇḍa a part.

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

Parṇakhaṇḍa (पर्णखण्ड):—[=parṇa-khaṇḍa] [from parṇa > parṇ] m. a tree without apparent blossoms, any tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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