Lekhyacurnika, Lekhyacūrṇikā, Lekhya-curnika: 3 definitions
Lekhyacurnika 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Lekhyachurnika.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Lekhyacūrṇikā (लेख्यचूर्णिका).—a paint-brush, writing-pencil.
Lekhyacūrṇikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms lekhya and cūrṇikā (चूर्णिका).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kā) A painted brush, a pencil. E. lekhya a delineation, cūrṇ to pound or grind, affs. vun and ṭāp .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lekhyacūrṇikā (लेख्यचूर्णिका):—[=lekhya-cūrṇikā] [from lekhya > likh] f. a pencil for writing or drawing, paint-brush, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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