Katidesha, aka: Kaṭideśa, Kati-desha, Kaṭīdeśa; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit terms Kaṭideśa and Kaṭīdeśa can be transliterated into English as Katidesa or Katidesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Kaṭideśa (कटिदेश) or Kaṭīdeśa (कटीदेश).—the loins. [-(ṭi or ṭī) prothaḥ] the buttocks.

Derivable forms: kaṭideśaḥ (कटिदेशः), kaṭīdeśaḥ (कटीदेशः).

Kaṭideśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṭi and deśa (देश).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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