Purushoktika, Puruṣoktika: 3 definitions
Purushoktika 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 Puruṣoktika can be transliterated into English as Purusoktika or Purushoktika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Destitute, having no friends. E. puruṣokti, and kan aff. having only the name of man.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puruṣoktika (पुरुषोक्तिक):—[from puruṣokti > puruṣa] mfn. having only the name of man, destitute, friendless, [ib.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puruṣoktika (पुरुषोक्तिक):—[puruṣo+ktika] (kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a. Destitute, having only the name of a man.
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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