Rasasthana, Rasasthāna, Rasa-sthana: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rasasthāna (रसस्थान).—vermilion.

Derivable forms: rasasthānam (रसस्थानम्).

Rasasthāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rasa and sthāna (स्थान).

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

Rasasthāna (रसस्थान).—n.

(-naṃ) Cinnabar or vermilion. E. rasa mercury and sthāna abode.

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

Rasasthāna (रसस्थान):—[=rasa-sthāna] [from rasa > ras] n. cinnabar or vermilion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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