Caturashra, Catur-ashra, Caturaśra: 18 definitions

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Caturashra has 16 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Caturaśra can be transliterated into English as Caturasra or Caturashra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturashra.

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[«previous next»] — Caturashra in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Caturaśra (चतुरश्र):—und caturasra (ca + aśra, asra)

1) adj. viereckig [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 4, 120.] f. ā [Harivaṃśa 12378]; s. u. aśra . m. Viereck [Algebra 58.] āyatadīrgha ebend. —

2) adj. regelmässig, harmonisch: caturasraśobhi vapuḥ [Kumārasaṃbhava 1, 32]; vgl. [STENZLER] zu d. St. —

3) in der Astron. Bez. a) des 4ten und 8ten Hauses [Varāhamihira’s Laghujātaka 1, 15. 5, 7. 7, 5.] [Weber’s Indische Studien 2, 281.] — b) m. pl. verschiedener Ketu [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 11, 25.]

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Caturasra (चतुरस्र):—s. u. aśra und caturaśra. caturasraka m., dvicaturasraka m. und ardhadvicaturasraka m. Bezz. verschiedener Stellungen [Vikramorvaśī 64, 3. 6. S. 519.]

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Caturaśra (चतुरश्र):—

1) [Oxforder Handschriften 96,b,11. 97,b,8. 12.] —

2) [Sāhityadarpana 509] (mit sa). caturasratā [Spr. 5175.] —

4) m. (sc. hasta) Bez. einer best. Stellung der Hände beim Tanz [Oxforder Handschriften 202,a,26]; vgl. u. caturasra .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Caturaśra (चतुरश्र):——

1) Adj. (f. ā) — a) Viereckig [Raghuvaṃśa 6,10.] [Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi 1,131,24.301,14.] — b) regelmässig , harmonisch śobhin Adj. [Vāmana’s Kāvyālaṃkāravṛtti 5,2,60.] —

2) m. — a) Viereck. — b) das vierte und achte astrol. Haus. — c) Pl. Bez. verschiedener Ketu. — d) ein best. Tact [Saṃgitasārasaṃgraha 208.] — e) eine best. Stellung der Hände beim Tanz.

3) n. eine best. Stellung beim Tanze [Saṃgitasārasaṃgraha 240,] [Vikramorvaśī .S.]

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