Yamaghna, aka: Yama-ghna; 1 Definition(s)

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[Yamaghna in Sanskrit glossaries]

Yamaghna (यमघ्न).—&c. Name of Viṣṇu.

Derivable forms: yamaghnaḥ (यमघ्नः).

Yamaghna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yama and ghna (घ्न). See also (synonyms): yamāri, yamaripu.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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