Shikhikana, Śikhikaṇa, Shikhin-kana: 2 definitions


Shikhikana 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 Śikhikaṇa can be transliterated into English as Sikhikana or Shikhikana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śikhikaṇa (शिखिकण).—a spark.

Derivable forms: śikhikaṇaḥ (शिखिकणः).

Śikhikaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śikhin and kaṇa (कण).

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

Śikhikaṇa (शिखिकण):—[=śikhi-kaṇa] [from śikhi > śikhā] m. ‘fire-particle’, a spark, [Haravijaya]

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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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