Kanakapala, Kanaka-pala: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kanakapala (कनकपल).—a kind of fish.

-lam a weight of gold (equal to 16 Maṣakas or about 28 grains).

Derivable forms: kanakapalaḥ (कनकपलः).

Kanakapala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kanaka and pala (पल).

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

Kanakapala (कनकपल).—m.

(-laḥ) A Pala, a weight of gold and silver equal to sixteen Mashas, or about 280 grains troy: see pala. E. kanaka, and pala a Pala.

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

Kanakapala (कनकपल):—[=kanaka-pala] [from kanaka > kan] m. a Pala (a weight of gold and silver equal to sixteen Māṣakas, or about 280 grains troy), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kanakapala (कनकपल):—[kanaka-pala] (laḥ) 1. m. A weight of gold and silver, 280 grains.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kanakapala (कनकपल):—(ka + pala) m. Gold-Pala, ein Gewicht für Gold und Silber, = 16 Māṣaka, [Hārāvalī 191.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Kanakapala (कनकपल):—m. Gold-Pala , = 16 Māṣaka.

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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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