Krishnaka, Kṛṣṇaka: 6 definitions


Krishnaka 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 Kṛṣṇaka can be transliterated into English as Krsnaka or Krishnaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Krishnaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛṣṇaka (कृष्णक).—The hide of the black antelope.

Derivable forms: kṛṣṇakam (कृष्णकम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kṛṣṇaka (कृष्णक).—(1) adj. (= Sanskrit kṛṣṇa plus ka), fem. °ikā, black, blackish: Divyāvadāna 352.20 kṛṣṇikāṃ paṭṭikāṃ; 23, 24, 26 kṛṣṇikānāṃ (sc. paṭṭikānāṃ; all these prose); on the basis of these we must surely read in Divyāvadāna 352.19 (prose) kṛṣṇikā paṭṭikā (ed. kṛṣṇika-p°) dattā pāṇḍurikā ca; in these there is certainly no dim. force; there is probably dim. (pejorative) force in Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 113.12 (verse) kucelakā (so read) kṛṣṇaka hīnasattvāḥ (repulsively black in complexion); na ca (cā?) chavī kṛṣṇika (m.c. for °kā) tasya bhoti Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 293.2 (verse); (2) name of two nāga kings: Mahā-Māyūrī 248.1 (see s.v. kṛṣṇa, 4).

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

1) Kṛṣṇaka (कृष्णक):—[from kṛṣṇa] m. ([gana] sthūlādi) ‘blackish’, a kind of plant (perhaps black Sesamum), [Kauśika-sūtra 80]

2) [v.s. ...] a shortened Name for Kṛṣṇājina, [Pāṇini 5-3, 82 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

[Sanskrit to German]

Krishnaka in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Krishnaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kṛṣṇaka (ಕೃಷ್ಣಕ):—[adjective] having the power or tendency to pull toward; attractive.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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