Kukkutaka, Kukkuṭaka: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kukkuṭaka (कुक्कुटक).—

1) A cock, wild cock. कूजत्क्लान्त कपोत कुक्कुटकुलाः (kūjatklānta kapota kukkuṭakulāḥ) Uttararāmacarita 2.9.

2) A man of a mixed caste, born from a शूद्र (śūdra) man to a निषाद (niṣāda) woman; शूद्राज्जातो निषाद्यां तु स वै कुक्कुटकः स्मृतः (śūdrājjāto niṣādyāṃ tu sa vai kukkuṭakaḥ smṛtaḥ) Manusmṛti 1.18.

Derivable forms: kukkuṭakaḥ (कुक्कुटकः).

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

Kukkuṭaka (कुक्कुटक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A cock. 2. A wild cock. 3. A man of a mixed caste, one sprung from a Sudra and the female of a barbarian. E. kan added to the preceding.

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

Kukkuṭaka (कुक्कुटक).—[kukkuṭa + ka], m. A man of a mixed caste, one sprung from a Śūdra by a Niṣādī woman, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 18.

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

Kukkuṭaka (कुक्कुटक).—[masculine] [Name] of a caste.

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

1) Kukkuṭaka (कुक्कुटक):—[from kukkuṭ] m. a wild cock (Phasianus gallus), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] the offspring of a Niṣāda by a Śūdra woman, [Manu-smṛti x, 18]

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

Kukkuṭaka (कुक्कुटक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Idem.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kukkuṭaka (कुक्कुटक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kukkuḍaya.

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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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