Indukala, Indukalā, Indu-kala: 6 definitions


Indukala 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Indukalā (इन्दुकला).—

1) a digit of the moon. (These are 16, each of which is mythologically said to be devoured by 16 deities in succession).

2) Name of several plants; अमृता, गुडूची, सोम- लता (amṛtā, guḍūcī, soma- latā).

Indukalā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms indu and kalā (कला).

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

Indukalā (इन्दुकला).—f.

(-lā) A digit of the moon. E. indu and kalā a digit.

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

1) Indukalā (इन्दुकला):—[=indu-kalā] [from indu] f. a digit of the moon

2) [v.s. ...] Name of several plants, Cocculus Cordifolius, Sarcostema Viminale, Ligusticum Ajowan, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Indukalā (इन्दुकला):—[indu-kalā] (lā) f. Digit of the moon.

[Sanskrit to German]

Indukala in German

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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 (even English!). 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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