Kantidayaka, Kāntidāyaka, Kanti-dayaka: 6 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāntidāyaka (कान्तिदायक).—a. adorning.

Kāntidāyaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kānti and dāyaka (दायक). See also (synonyms): kāntida, kāntidāyin.

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

Kāntidāyaka (कान्तिदायक).—mfn.

(-yakaḥ-yikā-yakaṃ) Beautifying, adorning. n.

(-kaṃ) A kind of Curcuma, from the root of which a yellow die is prepared, (C. Zanthorhiza.) E. kānti beauty, &c. dāyaka distributor, giver.

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

1) Kāntidāyaka (कान्तिदायक):—[=kānti-dāyaka] [from kānti > kānta] mf(ikā)n. granting beauty, beautifying, adorning, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] n. a fragrant wood (a kind of Curcuma from the root of which a yellow dye is prepared; [Calcutta edition] Zanthorrhizza cf. kālīyaka), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kāntidāyaka (कान्तिदायक):—[kānti-dāyaka] (kaṃ) 1. n. A kind of curcuma. a. Adorning.

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