Caitrasakha, Caitra-sakha: 4 definitions


Caitrasakha 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Caitrasakha (चैत्रसख).—an epithet of the god of love.

Derivable forms: caitrasakhaḥ (चैत्रसखः).

Caitrasakha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms caitra and sakha (सख).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Caitrasakha (चैत्रसख):—[=caitra-sakha] [from caitra] m. ‘friend of month Caitra’, the god of love, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc. [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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Caitrasakha in German

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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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