Kantakita, Kaṇṭakita, Kamtakita: 8 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kaṇṭakita (कण्टकित).—a.

1) Thorny.

2) Covered with erect hair, thrilled; horripilated; प्रीति °त्वचः (prīti °tvacaḥ) Kumārasambhava 6.15; R.7.22; कण्टकितेन प्रथयति मय्यनुरागं कपोलेन (kaṇṭakitena prathayati mayyanurāgaṃ kapolena) Ś.3.15.

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

Kaṇṭakita (कण्टकित).—i. e. kaṇṭaka + ita, adj., f. . 1. Thorny, [Draupadīpramātha] 1, 14. 2. With bristling hair (a sign of pleasure or love, according to the Hindus), [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 2; [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 63.

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

Kaṇṭakita (कण्टकित).—[adjective] thorny, covered with erect hairs.

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

1) Kaṇṭakita (कण्टकित):—[from kaṇṭa] mfn. thorny, [Mahābhārata; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] covered with erect hairs, having the hair of the body erect, [Śakuntalā 68 b; Kumāra-sambhava; Kādambarī etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kaṇṭakita (कण्टकित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kaṃṭaia.

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Kantakita in German

context information

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»] — Kantakita in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kaṃṭakita (ಕಂಟಕಿತ):—[adjective] having the hair of the body erected from fear, surprise or excessive joy.

context information

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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