गान्धारः 1 The third of the seven primary notes of the Indian Gamut; (commonly denoted by ग in musical notation). -2 Red lead. -3 N. of a country between India and Persia, the modern Kandahāra. -5 A native or a ruler of that country. -रम् Gum myrrh.
A king of Gandhāra ’ named Nagnajit, is mentioned in the Aitareya Brāhmana. In the śatapatha Brāhmana he or some descendant figures as Svarjit Nāgnajita or Nagnajit, and as giving an opinion on the ritual, which is rejected with the observation that the author was merely a princely person (rājaηya-baηdhu).
noun (masculine) a kind of roof
a prince of the Gandhāras (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
minium or red lead (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a people and of their country (north-east of Peshawar and giving its name to Kandahar) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a son of Āraddha
the third of the seven primary notes in music (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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