Somasara, Somasāra, Soma-sara: 4 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Somasāra (सोमसार).—the white Khadira.

Derivable forms: somasāraḥ (सोमसारः).

Somasāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms soma and sāra (सार). See also (synonyms): somavṛkṣa.

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

Somasāra (सोमसार).—m.

(-raḥ) The white Khadira.

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

1) Somasāra (सोमसार):—[=soma-sāra] [from soma] m. Acacia Arabica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] the white Khadira tree, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

[Sanskrit to German]

Somasara in German

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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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