Khacamasa, Kha-camasa: 5 definitions


Khacamasa 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Khachamasa.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Khacamasa (खचमस).—the moon.

Derivable forms: khacamasaḥ (खचमसः).

Khacamasa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kha and camasa (चमस).

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

Khacamasa (खचमस).—m.

(-saḥ) The moon. E. kha the sky, cam to eat, and asa aff.

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

Khacamasa (खचमस):—[=kha-camasa] [from kha] m. ‘the drinking-vessel in the sky’, Name of the moon, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Khacamasa in German

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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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