Curnakara, Cūrṇakāra, Curna-kara: 6 definitions



Curnakara 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Churnakara.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cūrṇakāra (चूर्णकार).—a limeburner.

Derivable forms: cūrṇakāraḥ (चूर्णकारः).

Cūrṇakāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cūrṇa and kāra (कार).

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

Cūrṇakāra (चूर्णकार).—m.

(-raḥ) A lime-burner, a maker of lime. E. cūrṇa, and kāra who makes. E. cūrṇaṃ karoti kṛ-aṇ upa-sa .

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

Cūrṇakāra (चूर्णकार):—[=cūrṇa-kāra] [from cūrṇa > cūrṇ] m. a lime-burner (kind of mixed caste), [Parāśara-smṛti; Paddh.]

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

Cūrṇakāra (चूर्णकार):—[cūrṇa-kāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Lime-burner.

[Sanskrit to German]

Curnakara in German

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