Kashayavasana, Kaṣāyavasana, Kashaya-vasana, Kāṣāyavasanā: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Kaṣāyavasana and Kāṣāyavasanā can be transliterated into English as Kasayavasana or Kashayavasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kaṣāyavasana (कषायवसन).—The yellowish-red garment of monks, mendicants.

Derivable forms: kaṣāyavasanam (कषायवसनम्).

Kaṣāyavasana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṣāya and vasana (वसन).

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Kāṣāyavasanā (काषायवसना).—a widow.

Kāṣāyavasanā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāṣāya and vasanā (वसना).

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

1) Kaṣāyavasana (कषायवसन):—[=kaṣāya-vasana] [from kaṣāya] n. the yellowish-red garment of Buddhist mendicants (forming with head-shaving their distinctive badge, cf. kaṣāya n. above, and kāṣāya-v), [Yājñavalkya i, 272.]

2) Kāṣāyavasana (काषायवसन):—[=kāṣāya-vasana] [from kāṣāya] mf(ā)n. = -vāsas, [Nalopākhyāna xxiv, 9]

3) Kāṣāyavasanā (काषायवसना):—[=kāṣāya-vasanā] [from kāṣāya-vasana > kāṣāya] f. a widow, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kāṣāyavasana (ಕಾಷಾಯವಸನ):—[noun] = ಕಾಷಾಯವಸ್ತ್ರ [kashayavastra].

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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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