Kautumba, Kauṭumba: 7 definitions

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Kautumba 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kauṭumba (कौटुम्ब).—a. (- f.) [कुटुम्बं तद्भरणं प्रयोजनमस्य अण् (kuṭumbaṃ tadbharaṇaṃ prayojanamasya aṇ)] Necessary for the family or household.

-bam Family relationship; Rāj. T.5.396.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kauṭumba (कौटुम्ब).—(°-) (m. or nt.; compare Pali koṭumbara; the only [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] occurrence is in verse!), a kind of fine cloth (in Pali derived from the name of the country of its origin, Koṭum- bara): Divyāvadāna 559.10 (verse) °ba-kāśikān; see s.v. kāśika.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kauṭumba (कौटुम्ब).—i. e. kuṭumba + a, n. Affinity, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 395, in Chr. p. 278, see n.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kauṭumba (कौटुम्ब).—[neuter] relation to a family; as adj. = seq. [adjective]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Kauṭumba (कौटुम्ब):—mfn. ([from] kuṭ), necessary for the household, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra ii, 6, 10]

2) n. family relationship, [Rājataraṅgiṇī v, 395.]

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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 (even English!). 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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