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


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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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