Koshthapala, aka: Koṣṭhapāla, Koshtha-pala; 2 Definition(s)
Koshthapala 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 Koṣṭhapāla can be transliterated into English as Kosthapala or Koshthapala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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1) a treasurer, store-keeper.
2) a guard, watch.
3) a constable (resembling the modern municipal officer).
Derivable forms: koṣṭhapālaḥ (कोष्ठपालः).
Koṣṭhapāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms koṣṭha and pāla (पाल).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-laḥ) 1. A municipal officer, a constable. 2. A watch, a guard. 3. A store-keeper, a treasurer. E. koṣa, the granary, &c. and pāla who protects.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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