Kuttha, Kuṭṭha: 8 definitions
Kuttha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)
Kuṭṭha (कुट्ठ) in Prakrit (or Kuṣṭha in Sanskrit) refers to a “skin disease” (i.e., man afflicted with a skin disease), as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—(CDIAL 3371; Emmerick 1986 p. 185-199).
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
kuttha : (adv.) where? || kuṭṭha (nt.), 1. leprosy; 2. a kind of fragrant plant.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
1) Kuṭṭha, 2 a kind of fragrant plant (Costus speciosus) or spice J. VI, 537. (Page 219)
2) Kuṭṭha, 1 (nt.) (cp. kus; Sk. kuṣṭhā f.) leprosy J. V, 69, 72, 89; VI, 196, 383; Vism. 35 (+gaṇḍa); DA. I, 260, 261, 272. The disease described at DhA 161 sq. is probably leprosy. Cp. kilāsa. On var. kinds of leprosy see J. V, 69, IV. 196. (Page 219)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kuttha (कुत्थ).—(in Astr.) The fifteenth Yoga.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kuttha (कुत्थ):—(in [astronomy]) the fifteenth Yoga, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhajjātaka]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Kuṭṭha (कुट्ठ) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kuṣṭha.
2) Kuṭṭha (कुट्ठ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Koṣṭha.
3) Kuṭṭha (कुट्ठ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kruṣṭa.
4) Kuṭṭhā (कुट्ठा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kuṣṭhā.
5) Kuttha (कुत्थ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kutra.
6) Kuttha (कुत्थ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kotha.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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Visuddhimagga (the pah of purification) (by Ñāṇamoli Bhikkhu)
Dependent Origination (ix): Clinging < [Chapter XVII - Dependent Origination (paññā-bhūmi-niddesa)]
Bhesajjakkhandhaka (Chapter on Medicine) (by Hin-tak Sik)
Dermatology (d): Miscellaneous Skin Lesions < [Chapter 5 - Diseases and Treatments in the Chapter on Medicine]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the Biography of Buddha (Buddha-apadāna-vaṇṇanā) < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)