Kshayapaksha, Kṣayapakṣa, Kshaya-paksha: 9 definitions


Kshayapaksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Kṣayapakṣa can be transliterated into English as Ksayapaksa or Kshayapaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kshayapaksha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṣayapakṣa (क्षयपक्ष).—m S The fortnight of the waning moon.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kṣayapakṣa (क्षयपक्ष).—m The fortnight of the waning moon.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kṣayapakṣa (क्षयपक्ष).—the dark fortnight. क्षयपक्ष इवैन्दवीः कलाः सकला हन्ति स शक्तिसंपदः (kṣayapakṣa ivaindavīḥ kalāḥ sakalā hanti sa śaktisaṃpadaḥ) Kirātārjunīya 2.37.

2) a fortnight of 13 days.

Derivable forms: kṣayapakṣaḥ (क्षयपक्षः).

Kṣayapakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣaya and pakṣa (पक्ष).

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

Kṣayapakṣa (क्षयपक्ष).—m.

(-kṣaḥ) The dark fortnight, that of the moon’s wane, E. kṣaya and pakṣa half month.

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

Kṣayapakṣa (क्षयपक्ष):—[=kṣaya-pakṣa] [from kṣaya > kṣi] m. the fortnight of the moon’s wane, dark fortnight, [Kirātārjunīya ii, 37.]

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

Kṣayapakṣa (क्षयपक्ष):—[kṣaya-pakṣa] (kṣaḥ) 1. m. Absence of moonlight, the dark fortnight.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshayapaksha in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Kṣayapakṣa (ಕ್ಷಯಪಕ್ಷ):—[noun] the second fortnight of a lunar month; the fortnight starting from the day next to the full moon-day.

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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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