Kuttima, Kuṭṭima: 12 definitions

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Kuttima 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.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Source: Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra

Kuttima (कुत्तिम) is a synonym for adhiṣṭhāna (‘platform’), according to the Mayamata 14.40. The word adhiṣṭhāna is Sanskrit technical term referring to the “base” or “platform” on which a structure is built.

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Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama

Kuṭṭima (कुट्टिम) refers to “base (?) § 3.14.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuṭṭima (कुट्टिम).—a.

1) Paved with small stones, decorated with mosaic.

-maḥ, -mam 1 An inlaid or paved floor, ground paved with small stones, pavement; कान्तेन्दुकान्तोपलकुट्टि- मेषु (kāntendukāntopalakuṭṭi- meṣu) Śi.3.44; R.11.9. 'निबद्धा भूः (nibaddhā bhūḥ)' Ak. निष्यन्दश्चन्दनानां शिशिरयति लतामण्डपे कुट्टिमान्तान् (niṣyandaścandanānāṃ śiśirayati latāmaṇḍape kuṭṭimāntān) Nāg.3.7.

2) Ground prepared for the site of a mansion.

3) A jewel-mine.

4) The pomegranate.

5) A hut, cottage, small house.

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

Kuṭṭima (कुट्टिम).—mn.

(-maḥ-maṃ) 1. A jewel mine. 2. Ground smoothed and plastered. 3. Ground prepared for the site of a mansion. 4. A hut, a cottage. 5. The pomegranate. E. kuṭṭ to cut or pierce, and imac aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuṭṭima (कुट्टिम).— (cf. kuṭṭ), I. adj., f. , Plastered with small stones, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 80, 13. Ii. m. and n. A floor or ground smoothed and plastered, Mahābhārata 14, 2522; 1, 6964; [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 21, [distich] 27.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuṭṭima (कुट्टिम).—[neuter] plaster-floor, pavement.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Kuṭṭima (कुट्टिम):—[from kuṭṭ] mf(ā)n. plastered or inlaid with small stones or with mosaic, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] mn. ([gana] ardharcādi) an inlaid or paved floor, pavement, ground paved with mosaic, ground smoothed and plastered, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] ground prepared for the site of a mansion, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] a cottage, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] the pomegranate, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuṭṭima (कुट्टिम):—[(maḥ-maṃ)] 1. m. n. A jewel mine; ground cleared or plastered; a hut; a pomegranate.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kuṭṭima (कुट्टिम) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Koṭṭima.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kuttima in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kuṭṭima (ಕುಟ್ಟಿಮ):—

1) [noun] a paved surface; a pavement.

2) [noun] a jewel mine.

3) [noun] a round fruit with a red, leathery rind and many seeds covered with red, juicy, edible flesh; a pomegranate.

4) [noun] a small, simple house with a thatched roof.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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