Kartasvara, Kārtasvara: 7 definitions


Kartasvara 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kārtasvara (कार्तस्वर).—An Asura. Once this Asura became world emperor. (Mahābhārata Śānti Parva, Chapter 227, Verse 52).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kārtasvara (कार्तस्वर).—Gold; स तप्तकार्तस्वरभासुराम्बरः (sa taptakārtasvarabhāsurāmbaraḥ) Śiśupālavadha 1.2; °दण्डेन (daṇḍena) K.82. कार्तस्वरपरिच्छदम् (kārtasvaraparicchadam) (ratham) Bhāgavata 1.17.4; a kind of gold (or silver ?); ईहामृगसमायुक्तैः कार्तस्वरहिरण्मयैः (īhāmṛgasamāyuktaiḥ kārtasvarahiraṇmayaiḥ) Rām.5.9.13.

Derivable forms: kārtasvaram (कार्तस्वरम्).

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

Kārtasvara (कार्तस्वर).—i. e. kṛta-svara + a, n. Gold, Mahābhārata 13, 4196.

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

1) Kārtasvara (कार्तस्वर):—[from kārta] n. ([from] kṛta-sv), gold, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] the thorn-apple, [Horace H. Wilson]

[Sanskrit to German]

Kartasvara 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»] — Kartasvara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kārtasvara (ಕಾರ್ತಸ್ವರ):—[noun] a heavy, yellow, inert, metallic chemical element with a high degree of ductility and malleability, considered as a precious metal and used in the manufacture of coins, jewelry, alloys, etc.; symbol, Au; gold.

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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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