ardhacandra अर्धचन्द्र

Definition: noun (masculine) an arrow the head of which is like a half-moon (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))half-moonname of a constellation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))name of the Anusvāra (from its being written in the older Mss. in a semilunar form) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))the hand bent into a semicircle or the shape of a claw (as for the purpose of seizing anybody by the neck) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))the semi circular marks on a peacock's tail (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))the semicircular scratch of the finger nail (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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