Saksha, Sākṣa: 6 definitions


Saksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Sākṣa can be transliterated into English as Saksa or Saksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sākṣa (साक्ष).—m (sa With, akṣi Eye.) An eye-witness. 2 f Evidence, testimony of a witness. 3 Or sākṣā q. v. infra. sākṣa ghālaṇēṃ To attest (a document). sākṣamōjyānēṃ or -mōjhyānēṃ With or upon evidence.

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sākṣā (साक्षा).—f (sākṣa) Accordance with experience or observation; occurrence or falling out evidently to sight or sense; establishment through actual manifestation or appearance (of the divinity of an idol, the virtue of a charm, spell, or drug, the justness of the indications of an omen or a sign, the truth of an oracle &c.) 2 A thing or a point in proof or indication; a thing, matter, fact, or circumstance that substantiates or evidences; any evidence, sign, token, or mark.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sākṣa (साक्ष) [-kṣī, -क्षी].—m An eye-witness. f Evidence. sākṣa-kṣī ghālaṇēṃ Attest (a document). sākṣamōjyānēṃ With or upon evidence. sākṣīniśīṃ With (attested by) evidence.

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sākṣā (साक्षा).—f Accordance with experience. A sign, token.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sākṣa (साक्ष).—a.

1) Having eyes; यथा साक्षः पुरुषः परेण चेन्नीयेत नूनमक्षिभ्यां न पश्यतीति गम्यते (yathā sākṣaḥ puruṣaḥ pareṇa cennīyeta nūnamakṣibhyāṃ na paśyatīti gamyate) ŚB. on MS.1.2.31.

2) Having the seeds.

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

Sakṣa (सक्ष).—& sakṣaṇa [adjective] overwhelming.

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Sakṣā (सक्षा).—burn ([transitive]). — Cf. avakṣā/ṇa.

Sakṣā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and kṣā (क्षा).

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

1) Sakṣa (सक्ष):—mfn. ([from] √sah) overpowering, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

2) Sākṣa (साक्ष):—a mfn. ([from] 7. sa + akṣa) furnished with a yoke (of oxen), [Kauśika-sūtra]

3) 2. sākṣa mfn. ([from] 7. sa + akṣa) having the seeds (of which rosaries are made), having rosary, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

4) 3. sākṣa ([from] 7. sa + akṣa), having eyes (only in [ablative]; See next).

[Sanskrit to German]

Saksha in German

context information

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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