Kumbhimukha, Kumbhīmukha, Kumbhi-mukha: 4 definitions



Kumbhimukha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kumbhīmukha (कुम्भीमुख).—Name of a parlicular wound; Charaka.

Derivable forms: kumbhīmukham (कुम्भीमुखम्).

Kumbhīmukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kumbhī and mukha (मुख).

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

Kumbhīmukha (कुम्भीमुख):—[=kumbhī-mukha] [from kumbhī > kumbha] n. Name of a particular wound, [Caraka]

[Sanskrit to German]

Kumbhimukha 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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kumbhimukha in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kumbhīmukha refers to: the rim of a pot (always with kaḷopi-mukha) D. I, 166 and≈(see kaḷopī); Vism. 328. (Page 222)

Note: kumbhīmukha is a Pali compound consisting of the words kumbhī and mukha.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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