Malamallakashesha, Malamallakaśeṣa, Malamallaka-shesha: 2 definitions


Malamallakashesha 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 Malamallakaśeṣa can be transliterated into English as Malamallakasesa or Malamallakashesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Malamallakaśeṣa (मलमल्लकशेष).—adj. one to whom is left nothing but a small piece of cloth to cover his privities. [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 184, 24.

Malamallakaśeṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms malamallaka and śeṣa (शेष).

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

Malamallakaśeṣa (मलमल्लकशेष):—[=mala-mallaka-śeṣa] [from mala-mallaka > mala] mfn. having nothing left but a small piece of cl° to cover the pr°, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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