Kaphakshaya, Kapha-kshaya, Kaphakṣaya: 4 definitions



Kaphakshaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Kaphakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Kaphaksaya or Kaphakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

[«previous next»] — Kaphakshaya in Hinduism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: A History of Indian Philosophy

Kaphakṣaya (पित्तक्षय, “kapha deficiency”).—The Sanskrit name for one of the eighteen types of bodily defiencies (kṣaya), as described by Vāgbhaṭa (6th-century). He was the auther of both the Aṣṭāṅgasaṃgraha and the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā, both classics in Āyurveda literature. Symptoms and signs of Kaphakṣaya include lethargy (state of tiredness) and looseness of the joints.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kaphakshaya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kaphakṣaya (कफक्षय).—m (S) Pulmonary consumption.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kaphakṣaya (कफक्षय).—m Pulmonary consumption.

context information

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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kaphakṣaya (कफक्षय).—pulmonary consumption.

Derivable forms: kaphakṣayaḥ (कफक्षयः).

Kaphakṣaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kapha and kṣaya (क्षय).

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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