Kulakshaya, Kulakṣaya, Kula-kshaya: 9 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Kulakshaya 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 Kulakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Kulaksaya or Kulakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय).—m (S) Extinction of a race.

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

kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय).—m Extinction of a race.

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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»] — Kulakshaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय).—

1) ruin of a family.

2) extinction of a family; कुलक्षयकृतं दोषं मित्रद्रोहे च पातकम् (kulakṣayakṛtaṃ doṣaṃ mitradrohe ca pātakam) Bg.1.39,4.

Derivable forms: kulakṣayaḥ (कुलक्षयः).

Kulakṣaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kula and kṣaya (क्षय).

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

Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Decay or disappearance of a family. f.

(-yā) Cowach, (Carpopogon pruriens.) E. kula the body, and kṣaya injurious.

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

Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय).—[masculine] ruin of a family.

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

1) Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय):—[=kula-kṣaya] [from kula] m. decay of a race or family, [Mahābhārata iii, 13231]

2) Kulakṣayā (कुलक्षया):—[=kula-kṣayā] [from kula-kṣaya > kula] f. a sort of cowach (Mucuna pruritus), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय):—[kula-kṣaya] (yaḥ-yā) 1. m. Decay in a family. () f. Cowach.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय):—(kula + kṣaya) m. Untergang des Geschlechts, der Familie [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 45, 45.] [Pañcatantra II, 55.]

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Kulakṣayā (कुलक्षया):—(wie eben) f. Name einer Pflanze, Mucuna pruritus Hook. (śūkaśimbī), [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma]

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

Kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय):—m. Untergang des Geschlechts [Indische sprüche 33.]

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Kulakṣayā (कुलक्षया):—f. Mucuna pruritus.

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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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