Raktadantika, Raktadantikā, Rakta-dantika: 4 definitions


Raktadantika 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Raktadantikā (रक्तदन्तिका).—Name of Durgā; स्तुवन्तो व्याहरिष्यन्ति सततं रक्तदन्तिकाम् (stuvanto vyāhariṣyanti satataṃ raktadantikām) Devīmāhātmyam.

Raktadantikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rakta and dantikā (दन्तिका). See also (synonyms): raktadantī.

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

Raktadantikā (रक्तदन्तिका):—[=rakta-dantikā] [from rakta > raj] ([Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]) ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) f. ‘red-toothed’, Name of Durgā.

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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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