Vijayadanda, Vijayadaṇḍa, Vijaya-danda: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vijayadaṇḍa (विजयदण्ड).—a particular detachment of an army.

Derivable forms: vijayadaṇḍaḥ (विजयदण्डः).

Vijayadaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vijaya and daṇḍa (दण्ड).

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

Vijayadaṇḍa (विजयदण्ड).—[masculine] a cert. detachment of troops.*

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

1) Vijayadaṇḍa (विजयदण्ड):—[=vi-jaya-daṇḍa] [from vi-jaya > vi-ji] m. a triumphal staff, [Pañcadaṇḍacchattra-prabandha]

2) [v.s. ...] a [particular] detachment of an army, [Mālavikāgnimitra]

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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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