Kankada, Kāṅkaḍa, Kamkada: 4 definitions
Kankada means something in Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kāṅkaḍa (कांकड).—n A particular fruit. 2 Cramp from cold. v bhara.
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kāṅkaḍa (कांकड).—a R Not duly solved in boiling--rice.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kāṅkaḍā (कांकडा).—m A coarse wick of cloth. An unripe fruit.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Kaṃkaḍa (कंकड) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kaṅkaṭa.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kaṃkaḍa (ಕಂಕಡ):—[noun] the tree Gymnosporia wallichiana of Celastraceae family.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Nikkamkada.
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