Ashtakona, Aṣṭakōṇa, Aṣṭakoṇa, Ashtan-kona: 10 definitions
Ashtakona means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 terms Aṣṭakōṇa and Aṣṭakoṇa can be transliterated into English as Astakona or Ashtakona, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
aṣṭakōṇa (अष्टकोण).—n (S) An octagon.
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aṣṭakōṇa (अष्टकोण).—a (S) pop. aṣṭakōnī a Octangular.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
aṣṭakōṇa (अष्टकोण).—m An octagon. a Octangular.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) an octagon.
2) a kind of machine.
Derivable forms: aṣṭakoṇaḥ (अष्टकोणः).
Aṣṭakoṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṣṭan and koṇa (कोण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaḥ) An octagon. E. aṣṭa and koṇa angle.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aṣṭakoṇa (अष्टकोण):—[=aṣṭa-koṇa] [from aṣṭa > aṣṭan] m. an octogon, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aṣṭakoṇa (अष्टकोण):—[aṣṭa-koṇa] (ṇaḥ) 1. m. An octagon.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Aṣṭakoṇa (अष्टकोण):—(nm) an octagonal.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Aṣṭakōṇa (ಅಷ್ಟಕೋಣ):—[noun] a plane figure with eight angles and eight sides; an octagon.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Ends with: Nashtakona.
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