Kushthagramaka, Kuṣṭhagrāmaka, Kushtha-gramaka: 1 definition



Kushthagramaka 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 Kuṣṭhagrāmaka can be transliterated into English as Kusthagramaka or Kushthagramaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kuṣṭhagrāmaka (कुष्ठग्रामक).—m., name of a Vṛji village near Vaiśālī: MPS 20.2; 21.6. Not in Pali; Tibetan first ku-sti, later ru-rta (‘a spicy root’, Jäschke (Tibetan-English Dictionary), = kuṣṭha); on Divyāvadāna equi- valent see Kuśi-grāmaka (not = Kuśinagarī!).

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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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