Kutakuncaka, Kuṭakuñcaka: 1 definition


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[«previous next»] — Kutakuncaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kuṭakuñcaka (कुटकुञ्चक) or Kuṭukuñcaka.—q.v.

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Kuṭakuñcaka (कुटकुञ्चक) or Kuṭukuñcaka.—var. kuṭku°, adj., f. °ikā (compare Pali kaṭukañcuka-tā, kaṭa°, kaṭakuñca°), niggardly: Mahāvyutpatti 2491 (var. kurukuci; according to Tibetan hypocrite, ṅan gyo ḥam tshul ḥchos pa, but this seems clearly an error); Divyāvadāna 8.3 (with matsarin); Śikṣāsamuccaya 149.13 (so read, see p. 279, n. 3); in a cliché with matsarin and āgṛhītapariṣkāra, see āgṛhīta, Divyāvadāna 302.3; Avadāna-śataka i.257.4; 289.9; ii.158.3; fem. °ikā, same cliché, Avadāna-śataka i.248.2; 262.3; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.20.17 (kuṭa°); Bodhisattvabhūmi 124.16 (kuṭa°).

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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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