Ishtakarashi, aka: Iṣṭakārāśi, Ishtaka-rashi; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Iṣṭakārāśi can be transliterated into English as Istakarasi or Ishtakarashi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Iṣṭakārāśi (इष्टकाराशि).—a pile of bricks.

Derivable forms: iṣṭakārāśiḥ (इष्टकाराशिः).

Iṣṭakārāśi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms iṣṭakā and rāśi (राशि).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Iṣṭakārāśi (इष्टकाराशि).—f.

(-śiḥ) A pile of bricks. E. iṣṭakā and rāśi a heap.

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