Akhetashirshaka, aka: Ākheṭaśīrṣaka, Akheta-shirshaka; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Ākheṭaśīrṣaka can be transliterated into English as Akhetasirsaka or Akhetashirshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Ākheṭaśīrṣaka (आखेटशीर्षक).—

1) a smooth floor or ground (kuṭṭimabheda).

2) a mine, cavern.

Derivable forms: ākheṭaśīrṣakam (आखेटशीर्षकम्).

Ākheṭaśīrṣaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ākheṭa and śīrṣaka (शीर्षक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ākheṭaśīrṣaka (आखेटशीर्षक).—n.

(-kaṃ) A cavern, a mine. E. ākheṭa terrifying, and śīrṣa the head or principal, ka affix: very gloomy and terrifying.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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