Kakshavekshaka, aka: Kakṣāvekṣaka, Kaksha-avekshaka; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Kakṣāvekṣaka can be transliterated into English as Kaksaveksaka or Kakshavekshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Kakṣāvekṣaka (कक्षावेक्षक).—

1) a superintendent of the harem.

2) a keeper of a royal garden.

3) a door-keeper.

4) a poet.

5) a debauchee.

6) a player; painter.

7) an actor.

8) a paramour.

9) strength of feeling or sentiment (Wilson).

Derivable forms: kakṣāvekṣakaḥ (कक्षावेक्षकः).

Kakṣāvekṣaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kakṣa and avekṣaka (अवेक्षक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kakṣāvekṣaka (कक्षावेक्षक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A door-keeper. 2. A guard of the queen’s apartments. 3. Keeper of royal garden. 4. A painter. 5. A poet. 6. A debauchee. 7. Eagerness of feeling, strength of sentiment. E. kakṣā an enclosure, and avekṣa to see, vun aff.

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