Katishirshaka, aka: Kaṭiśīrṣaka, Kati-shirshaka, Kaṭīśīrṣaka; 2 Definition(s)


Katishirshaka 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 terms Kaṭiśīrṣaka and Kaṭīśīrṣaka can be transliterated into English as Katisirsaka or Katishirshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Kaṭiśīrṣaka (कटिशीर्षक) or Kaṭīśīrṣaka (कटीशीर्षक).—the loins.

Derivable forms: kaṭiśīrṣakaḥ (कटिशीर्षकः), kaṭīśīrṣakaḥ (कटीशीर्षकः).

Kaṭiśīrṣaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṭi and śīrṣaka (शीर्षक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kaṭiśīrṣaka (कटिशीर्षक).—m.

(-kaḥ) The hip and loins, or the hollow above the hip. E. kaṭi, śīrṣa the head or superior part, kan aff.

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