Citraphalaka, Citra-phalaka: 6 definitions
Citraphalaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chitraphalaka.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
citraphalaka (चित्रफलक).—m citrācī phaḷī f An easel.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Citraphalaka (चित्रफलक).—A kind of large flat fish; L. D. B.
Derivable forms: citraphalakaḥ (चित्रफलकः).
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Citraphalaka (चित्रफलक).—a tablet for painting, a picture-board.
Derivable forms: citraphalakam (चित्रफलकम्).
Citraphalaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms citra and phalaka (फलक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A sort of fish: see the last. E. citra variegated, and phalaka a scale.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Citraphalaka (चित्रफलक).—n. a table with a likeness, a picture, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 85, 17.
Citraphalaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms citra and phalaka (फलक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Citraphalaka (चित्रफलक).—([masculine] [neuter]*) tablet for painting, picture.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Citraphalaka (चित्रफलक):—[=citra-phalaka] [from citra > cit] m. a tablet for painting, [Kathāsaritsāgara cxvii, 24]
2) [v.s. ...] a painting, [Śakuntalā; Vikramorvaśī] and, [Ratnāvalī] (in Prākṛt)
3) [v.s. ...] [Ratnāvalī] and, [Kathāsaritsāgara] (ifc. f(ā). ), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Starts with: Citraphalakagata.
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