Mridutikshna, Mṛdutīkṣṇa, Mridu-tikshna: 5 definitions


Mridutikshna 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 Mṛdutīkṣṇa can be transliterated into English as Mrdutiksna or Mridutikshna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Mridutikshna in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mṛdutīkṣṇa (मृदुतीक्ष्ण).—the नक्षत्र (nakṣatra)s कृत्तिका (kṛttikā) and विशाखा (viśākhā).

Derivable forms: mṛdutīkṣṇam (मृदुतीक्ष्णम्).

Mṛdutīkṣṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛdu and tīkṣṇa (तीक्ष्ण).

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

Mṛdutīkṣṇa (मृदुतीक्ष्ण).—[adjective] gentle and harsh.

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

1) Mṛdutīkṣṇa (मृदुतीक्ष्ण):—[=mṛdu-tīkṣṇa] [from mṛdu > mṛd] mfn. mild and violent, gentle and harsh (-tara mfn.), [Mālavikāgnimitra]

2) [v.s. ...] n. sg. the Nakṣatras Kṛttikā and Viśākhā, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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Mridutikshna 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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