Raktasara, Raktasāra, Rakta-sara: 4 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Raktasāra (रक्तसार).—red sandal.

Derivable forms: raktasāram (रक्तसारम्).

Raktasāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rakta and sāra (सार).

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

1) Raktasāra (रक्तसार):—[=rakta-sāra] [from rakta > raj] mfn. whose essence is blood, having a sanguinary nature, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a species of plant, [Suśruta] (= amla-vetasa or rakta-kadhira, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.])

3) [v.s. ...] n. red sandal or Caesalpina Sappan, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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Raktasara in German

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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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