Lakh, Lākh: 5 definitions

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Lakh 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.

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In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Lakh.—One hundred thousand, written as 1,00,000.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lakh (लख्).—1 P. (lakhati, laṅkhati) To go, move.

See also (synonyms): laṃkh.

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Lākh (लाख्).—1 P. (lākhati)

1) To be dry or arid.

2) To adorn.

3) To suffice, be competent.

4) To give.

5) To prevent.

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

Lakh (लख्).—r. 1st cl. (lakhati) (i) lakhi (laṅkhati) To go, to move, to approach.

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Lākh (लाख्).—[(ṛ) lākhṛ] r. 1st cl. (lākhati) 1. To be dry or arid. 2. To adorn. 3. To be able or competent to. 4. To give. 5. To refuse or prevent.

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

Lakh (लख्).—laṅkh LaṄKh, liṅkh LiṄKh, i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To go, to move.

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Lākh (लाख्).—see rākh.

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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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