Kshuracatushtaya, Kṣuracatuṣṭaya, Kshura-catushtaya: 3 definitions
Kshuracatushtaya 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 Kṣuracatuṣṭaya can be transliterated into English as Ksuracatustaya or Kshuracatushtaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Kshurachatushtaya.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kṣuracatuṣṭaya (क्षुरचतुष्टय).—the four things necessary for shaving.
Derivable forms: kṣuracatuṣṭayam (क्षुरचतुष्टयम्).
Kṣuracatuṣṭaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣura and catuṣṭaya (चतुष्टय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṣuracatuṣṭaya (क्षुरचतुष्टय):—[=kṣura-catuṣṭaya] [from kṣura > kṣur] n. the four things necessary for shaving (viz. kṣura, nava-kuśa-tṛṇāni, try-eṇī śalalī, āpaḥ), [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra v, 1, Paddh.]
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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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