Ranadhura, Raṇadhurā, Rana-dhura: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Raṇadhurā (रणधुरा).—the front or van of battle, the brunt of battle; ताते चाप- द्वितीये वहति रणधुरां को भयस्यावकाशः (tāte cāpa- dvitīye vahati raṇadhurāṃ ko bhayasyāvakāśaḥ) Ve.3.5.

Raṇadhurā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms raṇa and dhurā (धुरा).

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

Raṇadhurā (रणधुरा).—f.

(-rā) The front or van of battle.

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

Raṇadhurā (रणधुरा):—[=raṇa-dhurā] [from raṇa > ran] f. ([Veṇīs.]) the heavy burden of fighting, the burnt of battle.

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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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