उष्ट्रैः केचिदिभैः केचिदपरे युयुधुः खरैः ।
केचिद् गौरमुखैरृक्षैर्द्वीपिभिर्हरिभिर्भटाः ॥९॥

uṣṭraiḥ kecid ibhaiḥ kecid
apare yuyudhuḥ kharaiḥ
kecid gaura-mukhair ṛkṣair
dvīpibhir haribhir bhaṭāḥ

 uṣṭraiḥ - on the backs of camels; kecit - some persons; ibhaiḥ - on the backs of elephants; kecit - some persons; apare - others; yuyudhuḥ - engaged in fighting; kharaiḥ - on the backs of asses; kecit - some persons; gaura-mukhaiḥ - on white-faced monkeys; ṛkṣaiḥ - on red-faced monkeys; dvīpibhiḥ - on the backs of tigers; haribhiḥ - on the backs of lions; bhaṭāḥ - all the soldiers engaged in this way.


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Some soldiers fought on the backs of camels, some on the backs of elephants, some on asses, some on white-faced and red-faced monkeys, some on tigers and some on lions. In this way, they all engaged in fighting.

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