Sahodara, Sahōdara, Saha-udara: 8 definitions


Sahodara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Sahodara.—(IE 7-1-2), ‘three’ possibly referring to Kuntī's sons. Note: sahodara is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sahōdara (सहोदर).—a (S saha With, udara Belly.) Born of the same mother, coüterine.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sahōdara (सहोदर).—a Couterine, born of the same mother.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sahodara (सहोदर).—a uterine brother, brother of whole blood; जनन्यां संस्थितायां तु समं सर्वे सहोदराः (jananyāṃ saṃsthitāyāṃ tu samaṃ sarve sahodarāḥ) Ms.9.92; सहोदरा कुङ्कुमकेसराणां भवन्ति नूनं कविताविलासाः (sahodarā kuṅkumakesarāṇāṃ bhavanti nūnaṃ kavitāvilāsāḥ) Vikr.1.21.

Derivable forms: sahodaraḥ (सहोदरः).

Sahodara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saha and udara (उदर).

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

Sahodara (सहोदर).—m.

(-raḥ) A brother of whole blood, one by the same father and mother. E. saha with, udara the belly.

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

Sahodara (सहोदर).—[feminine] ā & ī born from the same womb; a brother or sister of whole blood.

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

1) Sahodara (सहोदर):—[from saha] mf(ā and ī)n. co-uterine, born of the same womb, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] closely resembling or similar, [Vikramāṅkadeva-carita, by Bilhaṇa; Bālarāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. uterine brother, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] f(ā or ī). a uterine sister, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata 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. 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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