Svarnadhatu, Svarṇadhātu, Svarna-dhatu: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svarṇadhātu (स्वर्णधातु).—red ochre.

Derivable forms: svarṇadhātuḥ (स्वर्णधातुः).

Svarṇadhātu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms svarṇa and dhātu (धातु).

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

Svarṇadhātu (स्वर्णधातु):—[=svarṇa-dhātu] [from svarṇa] m. red ochre, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Svarnadhatu 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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