Shubhadanti, Śubhadantī, Shubha-danti: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śubhadantī can be transliterated into English as Subhadanti or Shubhadanti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Shubhadanti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śubhadantī (शुभदन्ती).—a woman with good teeth.

Śubhadantī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śubha and dantī (दन्ती).

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

Śubhadantī (शुभदन्ती).—f. (-ntī) 1. The female elephant of the N. W. quarter. 2. A woman with good teeth. E. śubha handsome, danta tooth, ṅīp aff.; elsewhere read śubhradantī .

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

1) Śubhadantī (शुभदन्ती):—[=śubha-dantī] [from śubha-danta > śubha > śubh] f. a woman with g° t°, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] the female of Puṣpa-danta (elephant of the north-west quarter), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([varia lectio] śubha-datī and śubhra-dantī)

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

Śubhadantī (शुभदन्ती):—[śubha-dantī] (ntī) 3. f. Elephant in the N. W. quarter; woman with good teeth.

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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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