Akhetashirshaka, Ākheṭaśīrṣaka, Akheta-shirshaka: 3 definitions
Akhetashirshaka 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.
The Sanskrit term Ākheṭaśīrṣaka can be transliterated into English as Akhetasirsaka or Akhetashirshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-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: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ākheṭaśīrṣaka (आखेटशीर्षक):—[=ā-kheṭa-śīrṣaka] [from ā-kheṭa] [varia lectio] for ākhoṭa-ś q.v.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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