Catushkona, Catur-kona, Catuṣkoṇa, Catuṣkōṇa, Catukona, Catukoṇa: 12 definitions


Catushkona means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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 Catuṣkoṇa and Catuṣkōṇa can be transliterated into English as Catuskona or Catushkona, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chatushkona.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Catushkona in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Catuṣkoṇa (चतुष्कोण).—Quadrilateral. Note: Catur-koṇa is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Jyotisha book cover
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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Catushkona in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

catuṣkōṇa (चतुष्कोण).—a (S) Quadrangular, four-cornered.

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catuṣkōṇa (चतुष्कोण).—m (S) A tetragon or square.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

catuṣkōṇa (चतुष्कोण).—a Quadrangular, four-corner- ed. m A tetragon or square.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Catushkona in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Catuṣkoṇa (चतुष्कोण).—(catuṣkoṇa) a. square, quadrangular.

-ṇaḥ a square, tetragon, any quadrilateral figure.

Catuṣkoṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms catur and koṇa (कोण).

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

Catuṣkoṇa (चतुष्कोण).—mfn.

(-ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) Square, quadrangular. m.

(-ṇaḥ) A square, a tetragon. E. catur. and koṇa a corner.

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

1) Catuṣkoṇa (चतुष्कोण):—[=catuṣ-koṇa] [from catuṣ > catasṛ] mfn. quadrangular, [Sūryaprajñapti; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi i, 8, 498a/b]

2) [v.s. ...] mn. a tetragon, 11, 617.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Catuṣkoṇa (चतुष्कोण):—[catu-ṣkoṇa] (ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) a. Quadrangular.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Catuṣkoṇa (चतुष्कोण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Cāukkoṇa.

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Catushkona 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Catukoṇa four cornered, crossed, in °raccha cross road PvA. 24;

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Catushkona in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Catuṣkōṇa (ಚತುಷ್ಕೋಣ):—

1) [noun] (pl. with ಗಳು [galu]) the four corners (as of a building).

2) [noun] a plane geometrical figure with four angles (bound by four sides).

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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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