Kalmashakantha, Kalmāṣakaṇṭha, Kalmasha-kantha: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kalmāṣakaṇṭha can be transliterated into English as Kalmasakantha or Kalmashakantha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kalmāṣakaṇṭha (कल्माषकण्ठ).—an epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: kalmāṣakaṇṭhaḥ (कल्माषकण्ठः).

Kalmāṣakaṇṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kalmāṣa and kaṇṭha (कण्ठ).

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

Kalmāṣakaṇṭha (कल्माषकण्ठ).—m.

(-ṇṭhaḥ) A name of Siva. E. kalmāṣa black, and kaṇṭha throat; form irr.

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

Kalmāṣakaṇṭha (कल्माषकण्ठ):—[=kalmāṣa-kaṇṭha] [from kalmāṣa] m. ‘having a stained neck’, Name of Śiva (cf. nīla-kaṇṭha.)

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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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