Cihnakarin, aka: Cihna-karin, Cihnakārin; 1 Definition(s)

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Cihnakārin (चिह्नकारिन्).—a.

1) marking, spotting.

2) striking, wounding, killing.

3) frightful, hideous.

Cihnakārin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cihna and kārin (कारिन्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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