Shikarakana, Śīkarakaṇa, Shikara-kana: 2 definitions
Shikarakana 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 Śīkarakaṇa can be transliterated into English as Sikarakana or Shikarakana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śīkarakaṇa (शीकरकण).—a drop of rain or water.
Derivable forms: śīkarakaṇaḥ (शीकरकणः).
Śīkarakaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śīkara and kaṇa (कण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śīkarakaṇa (शीकरकण):—[=śīkara-kaṇa] [from śīkara > śīk] m. a drop of rain or water, [Ratnāvalī]
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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