Kashthakita, Kāṣṭhakīṭa, Kashtha-kita: 6 definitions
Kashthakita 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 Kāṣṭhakīṭa can be transliterated into English as Kasthakita or Kashthakita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kāṣṭhakīṭa (काष्ठकीट).—a small insect found in decayed wood.
Derivable forms: kāṣṭhakīṭaḥ (काष्ठकीटः).
Kāṣṭhakīṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāṣṭha and kīṭa (कीट).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṭaḥ) A small insect or worm found in decayed wood. E. kāṣṭha wood, and kīṭha a worm.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kāṣṭhakīṭa (काष्ठकीट):—[=kāṣṭha-kīṭa] [from kāṣṭha] m. a small insect or worm found in decayed wood, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kāṣṭhakīṭa (काष्ठकीट):—[kāṣṭha-kīṭa] (ṭaḥ) 1. m. A small insect or worm found in decayed wood.
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