Sphotakara, Sphoṭakara, Sphota-kara: 3 definitions

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

Sphoṭakara (स्फोटकर).—the marking-nut plant.

Derivable forms: sphoṭakaraḥ (स्फोटकरः).

Sphoṭakara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sphoṭa and kara (कर). See also (synonyms): sphoṭabījaka.

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

Sphoṭakara (स्फोटकर):—[=sphoṭa-kara] [from sphoṭa > sphuṭ] m. Semecarpus Anacardium, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Sphoṭakara (स्फोटकर):—m. Semecarpus Anacardium Lin. [Rājanirghaṇṭa 11, 67.]

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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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