Krishnavaktra, Kṛṣṇavaktra, Krishna-vaktra: 7 definitions
Krishnavaktra 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 Kṛṣṇavaktra can be transliterated into English as Krsnavaktra or Krishnavaktra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Kṛṣṇavaktra (कृष्णवक्त्र).—the black-faced monkey.
Derivable forms: kṛṣṇavaktraḥ (कृष्णवक्त्रः).
Kṛṣṇavaktra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛṣṇa and vaktra (वक्त्र). See also (synonyms): kṛṣṇamukha, kṛṣṇavadana.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛṣṇavaktra (कृष्णवक्त्र).—m. (-ktra) The black faced monkey. E. kṛṣṇa black, and vaktra the face.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛṣṇavaktra (कृष्णवक्त्र):—[=kṛṣṇa-vaktra] [from kṛṣṇa] mfn. having a black mouth (as an ape), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛṣṇavaktra (कृष्णवक्त्र):—[kṛṣṇa-vaktra] (ktraḥ) 1. m. A black-faced ape.
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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.
Kṛṣṇavaktra (ಕೃಷ್ಣವಕ್ತ್ರ):—[adjective] dark; black; black faced.
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1) [noun] a dark face.
2) [noun] a dark faced man.
3) [noun] a variety among monkeys, with black face.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Krishna, Vaktra.
Full-text: Krishnavadana, Krishnamukha.
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