Krurakoshtha, Krūrakoṣṭha, Krura-koshtha: 7 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Krurakoshtha 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 Krūrakoṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Krurakostha or Krurakoshtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Krurakoshtha in Ayurveda glossary
Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Krūrakoṣṭha (क्रूरकोष्ठ):—A physiological type of Koṣṭha produced because of the dominance of Vāta. The individual with this type of Koṣṭha, passes hardstools and has irregular digestive ability.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Krūrakoṣṭha (क्रूरकोष्ठ).—a. having costive bowels (unaffected by strong purgatives).

Krūrakoṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms krūra and koṣṭha (कोष्ठ).

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

Krūrakoṣṭha (क्रूरकोष्ठ).—m.

(-ṣṭhaḥ) Torpid or costive bowels unaffected by strong purgatives. E. krūra, and koṣṭha the alimentary canal.

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

1) Krūrakoṣṭha (क्रूरकोष्ठ):—[=krūra-koṣṭha] [from krūra] m. costive bowels unaffected by strong purgatives

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. one whose bowels are costive, [Suśruta]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Krūrakoṣṭha (क्रूरकोष्ठ):—[krūra-koṣṭha] (ṣṭhaḥ) 1. m. Constipation.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Krūrakoṣṭha (क्रूरकोष्ठ):—(krūra + koṣṭha) adj. dessen Unterleib hart ist [Suśruta 2, 189, 4. 190, 20.]

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

Krūrakoṣṭha (क्रूरकोष्ठ):—Adj. dessen Unterleib hart ist.

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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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