Khakhara: 2 definitions


Khakhara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Khakhar.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Khakhara (खखर).—nt. (m. ? f. °rā ?) = khakkhara, khaṅ- khara(ka), and next: (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 356.18 (verse) kumbhaḥ… khakharam (n. sg.) text, but meter requires khakkharam or khaṅkh°!; 368.15 kuryāt khakharākāram (meter de- mands °rakākāraṃ), 16 etan mudram samākhyātaṃ khakharety (f. ?) arisūdanā, 17 tad eva khakhara (masc. ?) īṣad…; 386.6 khakharaṃ, n. sg. (all verses; meter indifferent as to quantity of first syllable in all these except 356.18).

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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

Khakhāra (खखार) [Also spelled khakhar]:—(nm) see [khaṃkhāra].

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