Karketana: 7 definitions

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Karketana 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 dictionary

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

Karketana (कर्केतन).—A kind of gem or precious stone.

Derivable forms: karketanaḥ (कर्केतनः), karketanam (कर्केतनम्).

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

Karketaṇa (कर्केतण).—[masculine] the cat’s eye (a sort of gem).

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Karketana (कर्केतन) or Karketaraka.—[masculine] the cat’s eye (a sort of gem).

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

Karketana (कर्केतन):—[from karkeṇata] m. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Karketana (कर्केतन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kakkeaṇa.

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Karketana 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

[«previous next»] — Karketana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Karkētana (ಕರ್ಕೇತನ):—[noun] a kind of gem or precious gem.

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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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