Gokila, aka: Go-kila, Gokīla; 2 Definition(s)

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gokila (गोकिल) or Gokīla (गोकील).—

1) a plough

2) a pestle.

Derivable forms: gokilaḥ (गोकिलः), gokīlaḥ (गोकीलः).

Gokila is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms go and kila (किल).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gokila (गोकिल).—m.

(-laḥ) 1. A plough. 2. A pestle. E. go the earth, and kil to go. affix ka; also gokīla.

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Gokīla (गोकील).—m.

(-laḥ) 1. A pestle. 2. A plough. E. go the earth, and kīla a pin or bolt. goḥ pṛthivyāḥ kīla iva .

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