Konka, aka: Koṅka; 4 Definition(s)
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PuranaSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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kōṅka (कोंक).—n C A humpback: also a hump or hunch on the back.
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kōṅkā (कोंका).—m The style or spike which shoots up from the Plantain, containing the kēḷaphūla &c. 2 A monochord or one-stringed fiddle. Used by the kānaphāṭyā gōsāvī. 3 (kaṅka S) A heron. 4 A certain shell-fish.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kōṅka (कोंक).—n A humpback; also a hump or hunch on the back.
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kōṅkā (कोंका).—f The spike which shoots up from kēḷa.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Koṅka (कोङ्क).—(Pl.) Name of a country, the strip of land between the Sahyādri and the ocean; Mb.6; आक्रम्य क्रमुकश्यामान्कोङ्कणान्सप्त तापयन् । तुरगानिव तिग्मांशोः प्रताप- स्तस्य पप्रथे (ākramya kramukaśyāmānkoṅkaṇānsapta tāpayan | turagāniva tigmāṃśoḥ pratāpa- stasya paprathe) || Rāj. T.4.159.
-ṇam A kind of weapon.
Derivable forms: koṅkaḥ (कोङ्कः).
See also (synonyms): koṅkaṇa.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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