Sankataksha, Saṅkaṭākṣa: 2 definitions



Sankataksha 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 Saṅkaṭākṣa can be transliterated into English as Sankataksa or Sankataksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Saṅkaṭākṣa (सङ्कटाक्ष).—mfn.

(-kṣaḥ-kṣī-kṣaṃ) Winking, leering. m.

(-kṣaḥ) A tree, (Grislea tomentosa.) E. saṅkaṭa contracted, akṣi the eye.

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

Saṅkaṭākṣa (सङ्कटाक्ष):—[saṅkaṭā+kṣa] (kṣaḥ-kṣā-kṣaṃ) a. Winking. m. A tree, Grislea tomentosa.

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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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