Mattakisha, Mattakīśa, Matta-kisha: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Mattakīśa can be transliterated into English as Mattakisa or Mattakisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mattakīśa (मत्तकीश).—an elephant.

Derivable forms: mattakīśaḥ (मत्तकीशः).

Mattakīśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms matta and kīśa (कीश).

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

Mattakīśa (मत्तकीश).—m.

(-śaḥ) An elephant. E. mattaka for matta furious, and īśa lord, the vowel unchanged.

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

Mattakīśa (मत्तकीश):—[=matta-kīśa] [from matta > mad] m. an elephant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Mattakīśa (मत्तकीश):—[matta-kīśa] (śaḥ) 1. m. An elephant.

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Mattakisha 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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