Kuravaka: 8 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kuravaka (कुरवक):—(von kurava) m.

1) rother (śoṇa) Amaranth und eine rothe (aruṇa) Art Barleria [Amarakoṣa 2, 4, 2, 54. 55] [?(nach Śabdakalpadruma] hat der Text kuruvaka). [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 4, 7.] [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] eine gelbe Art Barleria [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha -] [Mahābhārata 13, 635.] [Suśruta 1, 157, 20. 2, 277, 15.] [Raghuvaṃśa 9, 32.] [Meghadūta 76.] [Ṛtusaṃhāra 6, 18.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 6, 15.] [Rgva tch’er rol pa 201.] (pramadayā) ālokitaḥ kuravakaḥ kurute vikāsam ad [Kumārasaṃbhava 3, 26.] neutr. die Blüthe [Śākuntala 131,] v. l. [Mālavikāgnimitra 44.] [Vikramorvaśī 26.] [Meghadūta 66.] [Ṛtusaṃhāra 6, 31.] —

2) eine Reisoder Getraideart [Suśruta 1, 195, 16.] — Vgl. kuruvaka .

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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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