Rodhas: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rodhas (रोधस्).—n. [rudh-asun]

1) A bank, an embankment, a dam; गङ्गा रोधःपतनकलुषा गृह्णतीव प्रसादम् (gaṅgā rodhaḥpatanakaluṣā gṛhṇatīva prasādam) V.1.8; R.5.42; Meghadūta 43.

2) A shore, high bank; अथ रोधसि दक्षिणोदधेः (atha rodhasi dakṣiṇodadheḥ) R.8.33.

3) A mountain slope; स दण्डस्तत्र राजभूद्रम्ये पर्वतरोधसि (sa daṇḍastatra rājabhūdramye parvatarodhasi) Rām.7.79.17; Kirātārjunīya 16.55.

4) The brink of a well; Bhāg.

5) A woman's hips; cf. तट (taṭa).

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

Rodhas (रोधस्).—n.

(-dhaḥ) A bank, a shore, a dam. E. rudh to obstruct, and asun aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rodhas (रोधस्).—i. e. rudh + as, n. 1. A bank, a shore, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 8. 2. The brink of a well, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 9, 19, 4. 3. The flank, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 20, 29.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rodhas (रोधस्).—[neuter] dam, wall, mound, high bank, bluff.

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

1) Rodhas (रोधस्):—[from rudh] n. a bank, embankment, dam, mound, wall, shore, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] a mountain slope, [Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] the steep wall or bank (of a cloud), [Kathāsaritsāgara]

4) [v.s. ...] the brink (of a well), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] the flank, side, a woman’s hips, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (cf. taṭa).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rodhas (रोधस्):—(dhaḥ) 5. n. A bank or shore.

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