Khacita: 14 definitions


Khacita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Khachita.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kavya)

Khacita (खचित) refers to “being anointed with (red sandalwood)”, according to Bāṇa’s Kādambarī (p. 225-226).—Accordingly, while describing the shire of the Goddess Caṇḍikā, “[Then follows the image of the Goddess Caṇḍikā, which matches the conception of Kālarātri in the passage from the Mahābhārata:] [...] she was adorned in garlands of bilva-leaves furnished with gleaming fruits and buds anointed with (khacita) red sandalwood, that were like hanging garlands of infant-heads; she expressed cruelty with limbs worshipped with clusters of kadamba flowers ruddy with blood, which horripilated, it seemed, at the thrill of the flavour of the keen roar of drums during the animal-offering; [...]”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

khacita : (pp. of khacati) inlaid; adorned with.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Khacita, (pp. of khac as root explained at Dhtm. 518 by “bandhana”) inlaid, adorned with, usually with jewels e.g. VvA. 14, 277; maṇi-muttâdi khacitā ghaṇṭā “bells inlaid with jewels, pearls, etc. ” VvA. 36; of a fan inlaid with ivory (danta-khacita) Vin. III, 287 (Sam. Pās.). Suvaṇṇa-khacita-gajak’attharaṇā “elephants’trappings interwoven with gold” VvA. 104; of a chair, inlaid with pearls J. I, 41; of a canopy embroidered with golden stars J. I, 57. (Page 230)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khacita (खचित).—p (S) Set, studded, inlaid. In comp. as ratnakhacita, maṇikhacita, mautkikakhacita.

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khacīta (खचीत).—a Certain or sure; fixed, determined, positive.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

khacita (खचित).—p Set, studded.

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khacīta (खचीत).—a Sure, certain; positive.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Khacita (खचित).—p. p. [khac-kta]

1) Fastened, joined, full of, intermixed with; शकुन्तनीडखचितं बिभ्रज्जटामण्डलम् (śakuntanīḍakhacitaṃ bibhrajjaṭāmaṇḍalam) Ś.7.11 (v. l.).

2) Mixed, blended.

3) Inlaid, set, studded; in comp. मणि°, रत्न° (maṇi°, ratna°) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 8.1.

4) Made of worsted varieties of thread by sewing; Kau. A.2.11.

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

Khacita (खचित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Mixed, blended, inlaid. 2. Joined, combined. E. khac to fasten, &c. affix kta.

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

Khacita (खचित).—[adjective] glittering, shining; inlaid, adorned with (—°).

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

1) Khacita (खचित):—[from khac] mfn. prominent (?), [Dhūrtasamāgama]

2) [v.s. ...] (ifc. or with [instrumental case]) inlaid, set, studded (e.g. maṇi-kh, inlaid with jewels), [Mahābhārata vii]

3) [v.s. ...] [xiii; Harivaṃśa; Meghadūta] etc. (= karambita, ‘combined with’ [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.])

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

Khacita (खचित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Mixed; inlaid.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Khacita (खचित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Khaia, Veaḍia.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Khacita (खचित) [Also spelled khachit]:—(a) studded; inlaid, engraved.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Khacita (ಖಚಿತ):—

1) [adjective] fixed; set in; inlaid.

2) [adjective] sure ( to happen, to be, etc.).

3) [adjective] not to be doubted; unquestionable.

4) [adjective] mixed; blended; compounded; ಖಚಿತಮಾಡಿಕೊಡು [khacitamadikodu] k hacita māḍikoḍu to guarantee the genuineness, quality, worth, etc.; to ensure (that something would happen without fail).

5) [adjective] ಖಚಿತವಾಗಿ [khacitavagi] khacitavāgi beyond any doubt; surely; certainly; ಖಚಿತವಾಗು [khacitavagu] khacitavāgu to become certain.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Khacita (खचित):—adj. 1. crowded; packed; 2. inlaid; set; studded;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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