Tikshnadhara, Tīkṣṇadhāra, Tikshna-dhara: 7 definitions
Tikshnadhara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Tīkṣṇadhāra can be transliterated into English as Tiksnadhara or Tikshnadhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Tīkṣṇadhāra (तीक्ष्णधार).—a sword.
Derivable forms: tīkṣṇadhāraḥ (तीक्ष्णधारः).
Tīkṣṇadhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tīkṣṇa and dhāra (धार).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Sharp-edged, sharp. E. tīkṣṇa, and dhārā edge.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tīkṣṇadhāra (तीक्ष्णधार).—[adjective] sharp-edged.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tīkṣṇadhāra (तीक्ष्णधार):—[=tīkṣṇa-dhāra] [from tīkṣṇa] mfn. sharp-edged, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a sword, [Mahābhārata xii, 6203.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tīkṣṇadhāra (तीक्ष्णधार):—[tīkṣṇa-dhāra] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Sharp.
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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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Starts with: Tikshnadharaka.
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