Karamukta, Kara-mukta: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karamukta (करमुक्त).—a kind of weapon; see आयुध (āyudha).

Derivable forms: karamuktam (करमुक्तम्).

Karamukta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kara and mukta (मुक्त).

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

Karamukta (करमुक्त).—n.

(-ktaṃ) A missile weapon, but thrown by the hand, a dart, javelin, &c. E. kara, and mukta released.

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

1) Karamukta (करमुक्त):—[=kara-mukta] [from kara] n. ([scilicet] astra) a missile, weapon thrown with the hand

2) [v.s. ...] a dart, javelin etc., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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