Koshthagarika, Koṣṭhāgārikā, Koshtha-agarika: 2 definitions

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Koshthagarika 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.

The Sanskrit term Koṣṭhāgārikā can be transliterated into English as Kosthagarika or Koshthagarika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Koṣṭhāgārikā (कोष्ठागारिका).—

1) an animal living in a shell.

2) the manager of a store-room.

Derivable forms: koṣṭhāgārikāḥ (कोष्ठागारिकाः).

Koṣṭhāgārikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms koṣṭha and agārikā (अगारिका).

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

1) Koṣṭhāgārika (कोष्ठागारिक):—[from koṣṭha] m. ‘living in store-rooms’, a wasp, [Suśruta; Bhāvaprakāśa]

2) [v.s. ...] a steward, [Divyāvadāna xx.]

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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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