Katishirshaka, aka: Kaṭiśīrṣaka, Kati-shirshaka, Kaṭīśīrṣaka; 1 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
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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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