Koshthagara, aka: Koṣṭhāgāra, Koshtha-agara; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Koṣṭhāgāra can be transliterated into English as Kosthagara or Koshthagara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Koṣṭhāgāra (कोष्ठागार).—

1) a storehouse, store room; पर्याप्तभरितकोष्ठागारं मांसशोणितैर्मे गृहं भविष्यति (paryāptabharitakoṣṭhāgāraṃ māṃsaśoṇitairme gṛhaṃ bhaviṣyati) Ve.3; Ms.9.28.

2) a treasury.

Derivable forms: koṣṭhāgāram (कोष्ठागारम्).

Koṣṭhāgāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms koṣṭha and agāra (अगार).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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