Karcura, Karcūra: 10 definitions

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Karcura 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Karchura.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

karcūra (कर्चूर).—m S A plant or its dried root, zedoary, Curcuma zerumbet. Rox.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karcūra (कर्चूर).—A kind of fragrant tree. (Mar. kāpūrakācarī). कालागुरुं च कर्चूरं कङ्कोलं रक्तचन्दनम् (kālāguruṃ ca karcūraṃ kaṅkolaṃ raktacandanam) Śiva. B.3.13.

-ram 1 Gold; रराज कर्चूरपिशङ्गवासाः (rarāja karcūrapiśaṅgavāsāḥ) Śiśupālavadha 3.11.

2) Orpiment.

Derivable forms: karcūraḥ (कर्चूरः).

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

Karcūra (कर्चूर).—m.

(-raḥ) A plant, (Curcuma reclinata, Rox.) n.

(-raṃ) Gold: see karbūra.

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

Karcūra (कर्चूर).—[neuter] auripigment.

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

1) Karcūra (कर्चूर):—m. turmeric, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) n. an orpiment, [Śiśupāla-vadha iii, 11]

3) gold, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. karbura, karbūra.)

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

Karcūra (कर्चूर):—(raḥ) 1. m. A plant (Curcuma reclinata). n. Gold.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Karcūra (कर्चूर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kaccūra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Karcura in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Karcura (ಕರ್ಚುರ):—

1) [noun] the fragrant plant Kaempferia galanga of Zingiberaceae family.

2) [noun] a fragrance made from this tree.

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Karcūra (ಕರ್ಚೂರ):—

1) [noun] the plant Curcuma zeodarina (= C. zerumbet, = Amomum zerumbet) of Zingiberaeae family.

2) [noun] gold.

3) [noun] arsenic trisulfide, As2S3, having a lemon-yellow color and a resinous luste which is used as a pigment; orpiment.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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