bindu बिन्दु

Definition: noun (masculine neuter) (in dram.) the sudden development of a secondary incident (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))a coloured mark made on the forehead between the eyebrows (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))a detached particle (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))a drop of water taken as a measure (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))a mark made by the teeth of a lover on the lips of his mistress (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))a particular mark like a dot made in cauterizing (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))a pearl (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))a spot or mark of coloured paint on the body of an elephant (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))a zero or cypher (in manuscripts put over an erased word to show that it ought not to be erased"stet") (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))dot (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))drop (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))globule (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))spot (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))the dot over a letter representing the Anusvāra (supposed to be connected with Śiva and of great mystical importance) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))a flaw in a jewel

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