Ksharashatka, Kṣāraṣaṭka, Kshara-shatka: 4 definitions


Ksharashatka 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 Kṣāraṣaṭka can be transliterated into English as Ksarasatka or Ksharashatka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kṣāraṣaṭka (क्षारषट्क).—Name of a collection of six plants (Mar. guḷavela, kuḍā, āghāḍā, kaḷalāvī, puṣkaramūla, tilanāla).

Derivable forms: kṣāraṣaṭkam (क्षारषट्कम्).

Kṣāraṣaṭka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣāra and ṣaṭka (षट्क).

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

Kṣāraṣaṭka (क्षारषट्क).—n.

(-ṭkaṃ) Six kinds of trees distiguisnod by their juice, as the Butea frondosa, Grislea tomentosa, Achyranthes aspera, Cowach, Ghantaparali, Coraya. E. kṣāra, and ṣaṭka six.

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

Kṣāraṣaṭka (क्षारषट्क):—[=kṣāra-ṣaṭ-ka] [from kṣāra > kṣar] n. six kinds of trees distinguished by their sap (Butea frondosa, Grislea tomentosa, Achyranthes aspera, Cowach, Ghaṇṭā-pāṭali, Coraya), [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Kṣāraṣaṭka (क्षारषट्क):—[kṣāra-ṣaṭka] (ṅkaṃ) 1. n. Six trees of different kinds of juice.

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.

Discover the meaning of ksharashatka or ksarasatka in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: