Kashaku, Kaṣāku: 3 definitions


Kashaku 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.

The Sanskrit term Kaṣāku can be transliterated into English as Kasaku or Kashaku, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kaṣāku (कषाकु).—

1) Fire.

2) The sun.

Derivable forms: kaṣākuḥ (कषाकुः).

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

Kaṣāku (कषाकु).—m.

(-kuḥ) 1. The sun. 2. Fire. E. kaṣ to injure, āku Unadi aff.

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

1) Kaśaku (कशकु):—Coix Barbata (= gavedhukā) [commentator or commentary] on [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) Kaṣāku (कषाकु):—[from kaṣ] m. fire, [Uṇādi-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] the sun, [ib.]

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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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