Cihnakarin, aka: Cihnakārin, Cihna-karin; 2 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

Cihnakārin (चिह्नकारिन्).—mfn. (-rī-riṇī-ri) 1. Spotting, marking. 2. Hideous, frightful. 3. Striking, killing. E. cihna, and kārin who or what makes. cihnaṃ karoti kṛ-ṇini . cihnakarttari, ghoradarśane ca .

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