Lomashakarna, Lomaśakarṇa, Lomasha-karna: 3 definitions

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Lomashakarna 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.

The Sanskrit term Lomaśakarṇa can be transliterated into English as Lomasakarna or Lomashakarna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I

Lomaśakarṇa (लोमशकर्ण)—Sanskrit word for an animal corresponding to a species of animal living in holes. This animal is from the group called Bileśaya (‘hole-dwellers’ or ‘those which have a burrow’). Bileśaya itself is a sub-group of the group of animals known as Jāṅghala (living in high ground and in a jungle).

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lomaśakarṇa (लोमशकर्ण).—a species of animal living in holes.

Derivable forms: lomaśakarṇaḥ (लोमशकर्णः).

Lomaśakarṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms lomaśa and karṇa (कर्ण).

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

Lomaśakarṇa (लोमशकर्ण):—[=lomaśa-karṇa] [from lomaśa > loman] m. a species of animal living in holes, [Suśruta]

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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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