Kakshashaya, Kakṣaśāya, Kaksha-shaya: 3 definitions


Kakshashaya 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 Kakṣaśāya can be transliterated into English as Kaksasaya or Kakshashaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kakṣaśāya (कक्षशाय).—a dog.

Derivable forms: kakṣaśāyaḥ (कक्षशायः).

Kakṣaśāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kakṣa and śāya (शाय). See also (synonyms): kakṣayu.

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

Kakṣaśāya (कक्षशाय).—m.

(-yaḥ) A dog. E. kakṣa an inner room, śāya who sleeps.

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

Kakṣaśāya (कक्षशाय):—[=kakṣa-śāya] [from kakṣa] m. ‘sleeping upon dry grass’ ([Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary]), a dog, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. kaṅka-śāya.)

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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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