Kathinya, Kāṭhinya: 15 definitions


Kathinya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Kathinya has 13 English definitions available.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kāṭhinya (काठिन्य):—(wie eben) n. Härte, Steife; Rauhheit, Festigkeit des Charakters [Amarakoṣa 3, 4, 14, 69.] [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 1, 24,] [Scholiast] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 13, 1.] [Suśruta 2, 8, 14.] [Śākuntala 58.] [Kumārasaṃbhava 6, 73.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 2, 10, 23.] kāṭhinyasya parīkṣārthamaṅgaṃ karmakṛtāmapi (apāṭayat) [Rājataraṅgiṇī 5, 440.]

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Kāṭhinya (काठिन्य):—[Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 21, 34.] kucayugale [Spr. 3985.]

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

Kāṭhinya (काठिन्य):—n.

1) Härte , Steife [Indische sprüche 7627.] als Krankheit [Śārṅgadhara’s Saṃhitā 1,7,10.] —

2) Rauhheit , Festigkeit des Charakters.

3) fehlerhaft für kaṭhilla [Lalitavistarapurāṇa 44,7.]

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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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