Kshura, Kṣura: 16 definitions


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Kshura has 15 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Kṣura can be transliterated into English as Ksura or Kshura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Kṣura (क्षुर):—

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Kṣura (क्षुर):—

1) a) [Z. 13. fgg.] vgl. u. bhurij [1]). — b) β) [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 54, 100.]

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

Kṣura (क्षुर):——

1) m. — a) scharfes Messer , Scheermesser (auch als Pfeil geworfen). — b) Schneide der Schere. — c) Asteracantha longifolia. — d) *Saccharum Sara. — e) eine dornige Gardenia oder Rudia [Rājan 9,147.] — f) *Huf , Kuhklaue. — g) *Fuss einer Bettstelle.

2) *f. kṣurī Dolch , Messer.

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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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