Koshthagni, aka: Koṣṭhāgni, Koshtha-agni; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Koṣṭhāgni can be transliterated into English as Kosthagni or Koshthagni, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Koṣṭhāgni (कोष्ठाग्नि).—the digestive faculty, gastric juice; कोष्ठाग्निर्नाम अशितपीत- लेह्यचोष्यं पचतीति (koṣṭhāgnirnāma aśitapīta- lehyacoṣyaṃ pacatīti) Garbha. Up.5.

Derivable forms: koṣṭhāgniḥ (कोष्ठाग्निः).

Koṣṭhāgni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms koṣṭha and agni (अग्नि).

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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