Pittakosha, Pittakośa, Pitta-kosha, Pittakoṣa: 3 definitions
Pittakosha 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 terms Pittakośa and Pittakoṣa can be transliterated into English as Pittakosa or Pittakosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pittakośa (पित्तकोश) or Pittakoṣa (पित्तकोष).—the gall-bladder.
Derivable forms: pittakośaḥ (पित्तकोशः), pittakoṣaḥ (पित्तकोषः).
Pittakośa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitta and kośa (कोश).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pittakośa (पित्तकोश):—[=pitta-kośa] [from pitta] (or ṣa) m. the gall-bladder, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Pittakōśa (ಪಿತ್ತಕೋಶ):—[noun] a membranous, pear-shaped sac closely connected by various ducts to the liver, in which excess gall or bile, is stored and concentrated; the gall-bladder.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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