Shikhivardhaka, Śikhivardhaka, Shikhin-vardhaka: 4 definitions
Shikhivardhaka 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 Śikhivardhaka can be transliterated into English as Sikhivardhaka or Shikhivardhaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śikhivardhaka (शिखिवर्धक).—a gourd.
Derivable forms: śikhivardhakaḥ (शिखिवर्धकः).
Śikhivardhaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śikhin and vardhaka (वर्धक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śikhivardhaka (शिखिवर्धक) or Śikhivarddhaka.—m.
(-kaḥ) A pumpkin-gourd. E. śikhi a peacock, and vardhaka increasing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śikhivardhaka (शिखिवर्धक):—[=śikhi-vardhaka] [from śikhi > śikhā] m. Benincasa Cerifera, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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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