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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kakṣaśāya (कक्षशाय).—a dog.
Derivable forms: kakṣaśāyaḥ (कक्षशायः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-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.)
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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