Kambavika, Kāmbavika: 7 definitions



Kambavika 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kambavika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāmbavika (काम्बविक).—[kambu-ṭhak]

1) A vendor of shell ornaments, dealer in shells. गान्धिकाश्च तथा कान्दविकाः काम्बविकाः पुनः (gāndhikāśca tathā kāndavikāḥ kāmbavikāḥ punaḥ) Śiva. B.31.2.

Derivable forms: kāmbavikaḥ (काम्बविकः).

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

Kāmbavika (काम्बविक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A dealer in shells, a vender of ornaments made of them, &c. E. kambu a shell, ṭhak aff.

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

Kāmbavika (काम्बविक):—m. ([from] kambu), a dealer in shells, maker or vendor of shell ornaments, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kāmbavika (काम्बविक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A dealer in shells; vender of ornaments.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kambavika in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kambavika in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kāṃbavika (ಕಾಂಬವಿಕ):—[noun] a dealer in shells; a vendor of shell ornaments.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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