Kapishirshaka, Kapiśīrṣaka, Kapi-shirshaka: 2 definitions
Kapishirshaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Kapiśīrṣaka can be transliterated into English as Kapisirsaka or Kapishirshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kapiśīrṣaka (कपिशीर्षक).—vermilion (Mar. hiṃgūḷa).
Derivable forms: kapiśīrṣakam (कपिशीर्षकम्).
Kapiśīrṣaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kapi and śīrṣaka (शीर्षक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) Vermilion, the red sulphuret of mercury.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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