Kantakija, Kaṇṭakija, Kantakin-ja: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kaṇṭakija (कण्टकिज).—a.

1) produced from a fish.

2) produced by the Mimosa tree.

Kaṇṭakija is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṇṭakin and ja (ज).

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

Kaṇṭakīja (कण्टकीज).—mfn.

(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) 1. Produced from a fish. 2. Borne by the mimosa tree. E. kaṇṭakin, and ja born.

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

1) Kaṇṭakija (कण्टकिज):—[=kaṇṭaki-ja] [from kaṇṭaki > kaṇṭa] mfn. produced from or grown upon a thorny plant, [Viṣṇu-smṛti, viṣṇu-sūtra, vaiṣṇava-dharma-śāstra]

2) [v.s. ...] produced from a fish, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Kaṇṭakija (कण्टकिज):—[kaṇṭaki-ja] (jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) a. Of a fish; of a mimosa tree.

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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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