Krayashirsha, Kraya-shirsha, Krayaśīrṣa: 3 definitions

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Krayashirsha 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 Krayaśīrṣa can be transliterated into English as Krayasirsa or Krayashirsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Krayaśīrṣa (क्रयशीर्ष).—the coping of a wall.

Derivable forms: krayaśīrṣam (क्रयशीर्षम्).

Krayaśīrṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kraya and śīrṣa (शीर्ष).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Krayaśīrṣa (क्रयशीर्ष).—m.

(-rṣaḥ) The coping of a wall.

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

Krayaśīrṣa (क्रयशीर्ष):—[=kraya-śīrṣa] [from kraya > krī] n. (= kapi-s) the coping of a wall, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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 (even English!). 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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