Dehakshaya, Deha-kshaya, Dehakṣaya: 3 definitions


Dehakshaya 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.

The Sanskrit term Dehakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Dehaksaya or Dehakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dehakṣaya (देहक्षय).—

1) decay of the body.

2) sickness, disease.

Derivable forms: dehakṣayaḥ (देहक्षयः).

Dehakṣaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deha and kṣaya (क्षय).

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

Dehakṣaya (देहक्षय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Disease, sickness. E. deha the body, and kṣaya a wasting.

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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. 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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