Krishnavaktra, Kṛṣṇavaktra, Krishna-vaktra: 6 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Kṛṣṇavaktra can be transliterated into English as Krsnavaktra or Krishnavaktra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

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.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kṛṣṇavaktra (कृष्णवक्त्र):—(kṛṣṇa + vaktra) m. der schwarzmäulige Affe [Halāyudha im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Kṛṣṇavaktra (कृष्णवक्त्र):—adj. (nicht Appellativ) schwarzmäulig: markaṭa [Halāyudha 2, 77.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Kṛṣṇavaktra (कृष्णवक्त्र):—Adj. schwarzmäulig.

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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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