Shilakutta, Śilākuṭṭa: 1 definition


Shilakutta 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 Śilākuṭṭa can be transliterated into English as Silakutta or Shilakutta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Śilākuṭṭa (शिलाकुट्ट).—stonemason, stonecutter: Mvy 3783 = Tibetan [Page528-b+ 71] rdo mkhan; in a list of words for artisans; in Sanskrit Lex. defined BR as an instrument for breaking stone (probably a misunderstanding).

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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. 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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