Patahaghoshaka, Paṭahaghoṣaka, Pataha-ghoshaka: 4 definitions
Patahaghoshaka 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 Paṭahaghoṣaka can be transliterated into English as Patahaghosaka or Patahaghoshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Paṭahaghoṣaka (पटहघोषक).—a crier (who beats a drum and then makes the proclamation).
Derivable forms: paṭahaghoṣakaḥ (पटहघोषकः).
Paṭahaghoṣaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms paṭaha and ghoṣaka (घोषक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paṭahaghoṣaka (पटहघोषक).—[masculine] crier who beats a drum.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paṭahaghoṣaka (पटहघोषक):—[=paṭaha-ghoṣaka] [from paṭaha] m. a crier who beats a drum before making a proclamation, [Kathāsaritsāgara]
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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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