Pushkalaka, Puṣkalaka: 7 definitions


Pushkalaka 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.

Pushkalaka has 5 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Puṣkalaka can be transliterated into English as Puskalaka or Pushkalaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Puṣkalaka (पुष्कलक):—m.

1) Bisamthier [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 33.] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 4, 21.] [Medinīkoṣa k. 198.] keśeṣu camarīṃ hanti sīmni puṣkalako hataḥ zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 2, 3, 36.] Man hätte muṣkalaka (vgl. [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde I, 316, Nalopākhyāna 2]) erwartet, da muṣka = sīman scrotum ist. —

2) Pfahl, Keil (vgl. puṣpalaka); = kīlaka . —

3) ein buddhistischer Bettler, = kṣapaṇa [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa -] [Śabdakalpadruma] und [WILSON] geben dieselben drei Bedeutungen nach [Medinīkoṣa] der Form puṣyalaka, die aber in den Corrigg. zu [Medinīkoṣa] in puṣkalaka verbessert wird.

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

Puṣkalaka (पुष्कलक):—m.

1) Bisamthier.

2) *Pfahl , Pflock , Keil.

3) *ein buddhistischer oder Jaina Bettler.

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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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