Kurcaka, Kūrcaka: 6 definitions
Kurcaka 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Kurchaka.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A bushel.
2) A brush for cleaning the teeth.
3) A painter's brush.
Derivable forms: kūrcakaḥ (कूर्चकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kūrcaka (कूर्चक).—[kūrca + ka], m. A brush, [Suśruta] 1, 101, 17.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kūrcaka (कूर्चक).—[masculine] the same.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kūrcaka (कूर्चक):—[from kūrca] m. a bunch, bushel, [Jaina literature] [commentator or commentary]
2) [v.s. ...] a brush for cleaning the teeth, painter’s brush etc., [Suśruta; Kādambarī]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of certain parts of the human body (See kūrca), [Suśruta]
4) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) the beard
5) [v.s. ...] = kūrca-śīrṣa, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]
6) [from kūrca] n. See tri-k.
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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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Starts with: Kurcakalapa.
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