Kartasvara, Kārtasvara: 7 definitions
Kartasvara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) Gold [Amarakoṣa 2, 9, 96.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1044.] [Mahābhārata 13, 4196.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 1. 17, 4. 4, 9, 39. 6, 10, 21.] —
2) (als Synonym von Gold; vgl. [Amarakoṣa 2, 4, 2, 58]) Stechapfel [Śabdakalpadruma] [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] — Offenbar von kṛtasvara wegen des schönen Klanges des Goldes (vgl. kaladhauta).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Kārtasvara (कार्तस्वर):—n. —
1) Gold. —
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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