Karikumbha, Karin-kumbha: 4 definitions
Karikumbha 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Karikumbha (करिकुम्भ).—the frontal globe of an elephant; करिकुम्भतुलामुरोजयोः क्रियमाणां कविभिर्विशृङ्खलैः (karikumbhatulāmurojayoḥ kriyamāṇāṃ kavibhirviśṛṅkhalaiḥ) Bv.2.177.
Derivable forms: karikumbhaḥ (करिकुम्भः).
Karikumbha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karin and kumbha (कुम्भ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-mbhaḥ) The frontal globe of an elephant. E. kari, and kumbha the same.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Karikumbha (करिकुम्भ):—[=kari-kumbha] [from kari > kara] m. the frontal globe of an elephant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Karikumbha (करिकुम्भ):—[kari-kumbha] (mbhaḥ) 1. m. Frontal globe of an elephant.
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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