Keshapasha, aka: Kēśapāśa, Keśapāśa, Kesha-pasha; 4 Definition(s)


Keshapasha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Kēśapāśa and Keśapāśa can be transliterated into English as Kesapasa or Keshapasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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kēśapāśa (केशपाश).—m (S kēśa & pāśa A net.) also kēśajāla m (S) Much or dressed hair; hair confined under knots, tufts, tails, tresses, fillets.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kēśapāśa (केशपाश).—m jāla n Hair confined under knots; tufts &c. &c.; much or dressed hair.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Keśapāśa (केशपाश).—much (or ornamented) तं केशपाशं प्रसमीक्ष्य कुर्युर्बालप्रियत्वं शिथिलं चमर्यः (taṃ keśapāśaṃ prasamīkṣya kuryurbālapriyatvaṃ śithilaṃ camaryaḥ) Ku.1.48;7. 57; Śi.8.27. 'the hair for a hand' (keśahastaḥ) is another interpretation; cf. कचपक्ष, कचहस्त (kacapakṣa, kacahasta) &c.

Derivable forms: keśapāśaḥ (केशपाशः).

Keśapāśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms keśa and pāśa (पाश). See also (synonyms): keśapakṣa, keśahasta.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Keśapāśa (केशपाश).—m.

(-śaḥ) Much or ornamented hair. f. (-śī) A lock of hair on the top of the head. E. keśa hair, pāśa quantity, in this compound.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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