Kuttaka, Kuṭṭaka, Kuṭṭāka: 4 definitions


Kuttaka 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kuttaka : (nt.) a carpet big enough for 12 women to dance on.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kuttaka, (der. fr. kutta, that which is made up or “woven, ” with orig. meaning of karoti to weave?) 1. nt. a woollen carpet (DA. I, 87=as used for dancing-women), together with kaṭṭhissa and koseyya in list of forbidden articles of bedding D. I, 7=A. I, 181=Vin. I, 192=II. 163.—2. adj. “made up, ” pretending, in samaṇa-k° a sham ascetic Vin. III, 68—71. (Page 220)

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuṭṭaka (कुट्टक).—

1) A grinder.

2) A kingfisher.

3) A multiplier.

Derivable forms: kuṭṭakaḥ (कुट्टकः).

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Kuṭṭāka (कुट्टाक).—a. (-ki f.) Who or what divides or cuts; सारङ्गसंगरविधाविभकुम्भकूटाकुट्टाकपाणिकुलिशस्य हरेः प्रमादः (sāraṅgasaṃgaravidhāvibhakumbhakūṭākuṭṭākapāṇikuliśasya hareḥ pramādaḥ) Māl. 5.32.

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

Kuṭṭaka (कुट्टक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) 1. What cuts. 2. What pounds or grinds. m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A power in arithmetic or algebra, a quantity such, that a given number being multiplied by it, and the product added to a given quantity, the sum may be divisible without remainder by a given divisor. 2. A kingfisher. E. kuṭṭ to pound, vun aff.

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Kuṭṭāka (कुट्टाक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) What cuts or divides. E. kuṭṭ to cut, ṣākan aff.

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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. 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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