Hamsakilaka, Haṃsakīlaka, Hamsa-kilaka: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Haṃsakīlaka (हंसकीलक).—a particular mode of sexual enjoyment.

Derivable forms: haṃsakīlakaḥ (हंसकीलकः).

Haṃsakīlaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms haṃsa and kīlaka (कीलक). See also (synonyms): haṃsanīlaka.

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

Haṃsakīlaka (हंसकीलक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A particular form of sexual union.

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

Haṃsakīlaka (हंसकीलक):—[=haṃsa-kīlaka] [from haṃsa] m. a [particular] form of sexual union ([varia lectio] -nīlaka), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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