Tridashankusha, Tridaśāṅkuśa: 2 definitions

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Tridashankusha 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 Tridaśāṅkuśa can be transliterated into English as Tridasankusa or Tridashankusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Tridaśāṅkuśa (त्रिदशाङ्कुश).—n.

(-śaṃ) The thunderbolt. E. tridaśa a deity, and aṅkuśa a goad.

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

Tridaśāṅkuśa (त्रिदशाङ्कुश):—[=tri-daśāṅkuśa] [from tri-daśa > tri] m. ‘divine goad’, a thunderbolt, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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