Akumbha: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Akumbha (अकुम्भ).—(-akumbha), best of its kind (lit. no pot, no commonplace thing), ifc.: avataṃsakṛtākumbhaṃ kretum icchati kaḥ kumbham Jātakamālā 101.14 (verse; with word-play), who wants to buy this jar which is a no-jar made into a crown?; 186.16, see s.v. sātman.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Akumbha (अकुम्भ):—[=a-kumbha] m. ‘no water-jar’, anything singular of its kind, [Jātakamālā]
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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Ends with (+34): Addhakumbha, Amakumbha, Amritakumbha, Ashtakumbha, Bhaddakumbha, Bhadrakumbha, Bhinnakumbha, Devakumbha, Dhatugarbhakumbha, Gajakumbha, Ganeshakumbha, Ghritakumbha, Hemakumbha, Jalakumbha, Kambhakumbha, Kucakumbha, Kuchakumbha, Kukkudakumbha, Kukudakumbha, Kukutakumbha.
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Chapter 25 - The Superintendent of Liquor < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]
Chapter 13 - Punishment for Violating Justice < [Book 4 - Removal of Thorns]
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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
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The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
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