Vadhyapataha, Vadhya-pataha, Vadhyapaṭaha: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vadhyapaṭaha (वध्यपटह).—a drum beaten at the time of execution.

Derivable forms: vadhyapaṭahaḥ (वध्यपटहः).

Vadhyapaṭaha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vadhya and paṭaha (पटह). See also (synonyms): vadhyadiṇḍima.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vadhyapaṭaha (वध्यपटह).—[masculine]* = vadhyaḍiṇḍima.

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

Vadhyapaṭaha (वध्यपटह):—[=vadhya-paṭaha] [from vadhya > vadh] m. = -diṇḍima, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]

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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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