Pakshman, Pakṣman: 9 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Pakṣman can be transliterated into English as Paksman or Pakshman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pakṣman (पक्ष्मन्).—n. [pakṣ-manin]

1) An eyelash; सलिलगुरुभिः पक्ष्मभिः (salilagurubhiḥ pakṣmabhiḥ) Me.94.49; R.2.19;11.36.

2) The filament of a flower.

3) The point of a thread, a thin thread.

4) A wing.

5) The leaf of a flower.

6) A whisker (mukho- paristhakeśa); बाल्यात् प्रसुप्तस्य महाबलस्य सिंहस्य पक्ष्माणि मुखाल्लु- नासि (bālyāt prasuptasya mahābalasya siṃhasya pakṣmāṇi mukhāllu- nāsi) Mb.3.268.6.

7) The hair (of a deer); निसर्गचित्रो- ज्ज्वलसूक्ष्मपक्ष्मणा (nisargacitro- jjvalasūkṣmapakṣmaṇā) (lasat) Śi.1.8.

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

Pakṣman (पक्ष्मन्).—n. (-kṣma) 1. An eye-lash. 2. The filament of a flower. 3. The point of a thread. 4. A wing. E. pakṣ to take, manin aff.

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

Pakṣman (पक्ष्मन्).— (akin to pakṣa), n. An eye-lash, [Suśruta] 1, 115, 10.

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

Pakṣman (पक्ष्मन्).—[neuter] eyelash.

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

1) Pakṣman (पक्ष्मन्):—[from pakṣ] n. (sg. and [plural]) the eyelashes (ṇonipātena, ‘in the twinkling of an eye, in an instant’ [Mahābhārata]; cf. pakṣma-pāta etc. above), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] the hair (of a deer), [Śiśupāla-vadha i, 8]

3) [v.s. ...] the filament of a flower, [ib. v, 85]

4) [v.s. ...] a thin thread, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] the leaf of a flower, [Kādambarī]

6) [v.s. ...] a wing, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] a whisker, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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

Pakṣman (पक्ष्मन्):—(kṣma) 5. n. An eye-lash; filament of a flower; point of a thread; a wing, a lid or lash.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pakṣman (पक्ष्मन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pamha.

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Pakshman 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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