Malamallaka, Mala-mallaka: 6 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Malamallaka (मलमल्लक).—a strip of cloth covering the privities (kaupīna); Daśakumāracarita 2.2.

Derivable forms: malamallakaḥ (मलमल्लकः).

Malamallaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mala and mallaka (मल्लक).

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

Malamallaka (मलमल्लक).—n.

(-kaṃ) A piece of cloth covering the privities.

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

Malamallaka (मलमल्लक).—[mala-malla + ka], n. A piece of cloth worn over the privities, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 184, 24.

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

Malamallaka (मलमल्लक):—[=mala-mallaka] [from mala] n. a piece of cloth passing between the legs and covering the privities (= kaupīna), [Daśakumāra-carita]

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Malamallaka 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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