Yashodha, Yaśodhā, Yashas-dha: 5 definitions


Yashodha 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 Yaśodhā can be transliterated into English as Yasodha or Yashodha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yaśodhā (यशोधा).—a. conferring fame; कच्चिद् यशोधा रथयूथपानां गाण्डीवधन्वोपरतारिरास्ते (kaccid yaśodhā rathayūthapānāṃ gāṇḍīvadhanvoparatārirāste) Bhāg. 3.1.38.

Yaśodhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yaśas and dhā (धा).

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

Yaśodhā (यशोधा).—[adjective] conferring splendour or fame.

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

1) Yaśodhā (यशोधा):—[=yaśo-dhā] [from yaśo > yaśas] mfn. conferring splendour or fame, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. quicksilver (?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Yashodha in German

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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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