Makshikashraya, Mākṣikāśraya, Makshika-ashraya, Mākṣīkāśraya: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Mākṣikāśraya and Mākṣīkāśraya can be transliterated into English as Maksikasraya or Makshikashraya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mākṣikāśraya (माक्षिकाश्रय) or Mākṣīkāśraya (माक्षीकाश्रय).—

1) bees'-wax.

2) honey-comb.

Derivable forms: mākṣikāśrayam (माक्षिकाश्रयम्), mākṣīkāśrayam (माक्षीकाश्रयम्).

Mākṣikāśraya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mākṣika and āśraya (आश्रय).

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

Mākṣikāśraya (माक्षिकाश्रय).—n.

(-yaṃ) 1. Bee's wax. 2. A honey-comb. E. mākṣika honey, āśraya receptacle.;

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

1) Makṣikāśraya (मक्षिकाश्रय):—[from makṣikā > makṣ] m. ‘receptacle of bees’ idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Mākṣikāśraya (माक्षिकाश्रय):—[from mākṣika] m. beeswax, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([probably] [wrong reading] for makṣik).

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

Mākṣikāśraya (माक्षिकाश्रय):—[mākṣikā-śraya] (yaṃ) 1. n. Bee’s wax; the honey-comb.

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Makshikashraya 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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