Kantikara, Kāntikara, Kanti-kara: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāntikara (कान्तिकर).—a. beautifying, illuminating, brightening.

Kāntikara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kānti and kara (कर).

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

Kāntikara (कान्तिकर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rī-raṃ) Beautifying, illumining, making handsome or splendid. E. kānti, and kara what makes.

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

Kāntikara (कान्तिकर):—[=kānti-kara] [from kānti > kānta] mfn. causing beauty, beautifying, illuminating, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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