Sthulakoshthaka, Sthūlakoṣṭhaka: 1 definition
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The Sanskrit term Sthūlakoṣṭhaka can be transliterated into English as Sthulakosthaka or Sthulakoshthaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Sthūlakoṣṭhaka (स्थूलकोष्ठक).—(= Pali Thullakoṭṭhika, °ṭṭhita, also °koṭṭha ?), name of a city, capital of King Koravya (Kau°): Avadāna-śataka ii.118.5 ff.
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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Buddhacarita (by Charles Willemen)
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