Shukticurnaka, Śukticūrṇaka, Shukti-curnaka: 1 definition
Shukticurnaka 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 Śukticūrṇaka can be transliterated into English as Sukticurnaka or Shukticurnaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Shuktichurnaka.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śukticūrṇaka (शुक्तिचूर्णक).—a variety of inferior gems looking like an oyster shell; Kau. A.2.11.
Derivable forms: śukticūrṇakaḥ (शुक्तिचूर्णकः).
Śukticūrṇaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śukti and cūrṇaka (चूर्णक).
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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Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 11 - Examination of Gems that are to be entered into the Treasury < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]