Sitapaksha, Sitapakṣa, Sita-paksha: 8 definitions

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Introduction:

Sitapaksha 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 Sitapakṣa can be transliterated into English as Sitapaksa or Sitapaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Sitapaksha in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Sitapakṣa (सितपक्ष).—The light or bright half of a lunar month. Note: Sita-pakṣa is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sitapaksha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sitapakṣa (सितपक्ष).—a swan, goose.

Derivable forms: sitapakṣaḥ (सितपक्षः).

Sitapakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sita and pakṣa (पक्ष). See also (synonyms): sitachada.

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Sitapakṣa (सितपक्ष).—the light half of a month.

Derivable forms: sitapakṣaḥ (सितपक्षः).

Sitapakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sita and pakṣa (पक्ष).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sitapakṣa (सितपक्ष).—m.

(-kṣaḥ) A goose. E. sita white, pakṣa a feather.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sitapakṣa (सितपक्ष).—[masculine] the light half of a month.

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

1) Sitapakṣa (सितपक्ष):—[=sita-pakṣa] [from sita] m. the light half of a month, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] a wh° wing, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

3) [v.s. ...] ‘white-winged’, a goose, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sitapakṣa (सितपक्ष):—[sita-pakṣa] (kṣaḥ) 1. m. A goose.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sitapaksha in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sitapaksha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sitapakṣa (ಸಿತಪಕ್ಷ):—

1) [noun] = ಸಿತಚ್ಛದ [sitacchada]2.

2) [noun] a lunar fortnight during which the apparent phase of the moon gradually increases; the fortnight between the new moonday and the full moonday.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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