Rathodvaha, Ratha-udvaha: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rathodvaha (रथोद्वह).—the seat of a chariot, the driving-box; रथोपस्थ उपाविशत् (rathopastha upāviśat) Bg.1.47.

Derivable forms: rathodvahaḥ (रथोद्वहः).

Rathodvaha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ratha and udvaha (उद्वह). See also (synonyms): rathopastha.

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

1) Rathodvaha (रथोद्वह):—[from ratha] m. a ch°-horse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] the Indian cuckoo, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([wrong reading] for ratod)

3) [v.s. ...] = next, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Rathodvaha (रथोद्वह):—s. u. ratodvaha .

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

Rathodvaha (रथोद्वह):—m.

1) Wagenpferd [Śāśvata’s Anekārthasamuccaya 759.] —

2) der indische Kuckuck. Richtig ratodvaha.

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