Pralambaghna, Pralamba-ghna: 5 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pralambaghna (प्रलम्बघ्न).—m. epithets of Balarāma.

Derivable forms: pralambaghnaḥ (प्रलम्बघ्नः).

Pralambaghna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pralamba and ghna (घ्न). See also (synonyms): pralambamathana, pralambahan.

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

Pralambaghna (प्रलम्बघ्न).—m.

(-ghnaḥ) A name of Balarama. E. pralamba a demon, killed by Baladeva, and ghna who kills; also similar compounds, as pralambabhit &c.

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

Pralambaghna (प्रलम्बघ्न):—[=pralamba-ghna] [from pralamba > pra-lamb] m. ‘slayer of Pralamba’, Name of Bala-rāma and of Kṛṣṇa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pralambaghna (प्रलम्बघ्न):—[pralamba-ghna] (ghnaḥ) 1. m. Balarāma.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Pralambaghna (प्रलम्बघ्न):—m. Beiname Baladeva’s und Kṛṣṇa's.

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