Vatadhvaja, Vātadhvaja, Vata-dhvaja: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vātadhvaja (वातध्वज).—

1) a cloud.

2) dust.

Derivable forms: vātadhvajaḥ (वातध्वजः).

Vātadhvaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāta and dhvaja (ध्वज).

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

Vātadhvaja (वातध्वज).—m.

(-jaḥ) A cloud. E. vāta wind, and dhvaja banner.

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

Vātadhvaja (वातध्वज):—[=vāta-dhvaja] [from vāta > vā] m. ‘wind-sign’, a cloud, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vātadhvaja (वातध्वज):—[vāta-dhvaja] (jaḥ) 1. m. A cloud.

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