Svakulakshaya, Svakulakṣaya, Sva-kulakshaya: 6 definitions



Svakulakshaya 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 Svakulakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Svakulaksaya or Svakulakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svakulakṣaya (स्वकुलक्षय).—a fish.

Derivable forms: svakulakṣayaḥ (स्वकुलक्षयः).

Svakulakṣaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sva and kulakṣaya (कुलक्षय).

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

Svakulakṣaya (स्वकुलक्षय).—m.

(-yaḥ) A fish. E. sva own, kula race, kṣaya destruction.

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

Svakulakṣaya (स्वकुलक्षय).—[Sva-kula-], m. a fish.

Svakulakṣaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms svakula and kṣaya (क्षय).

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

Svakulakṣaya (स्वकुलक्षय):—[=sva-kula-kṣaya] [from sva-kula > sva] m. ‘destroying (its) own family’, a fish, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Svakulakṣaya (स्वकुलक्षय):—m. Fisch (sein eigenes Geschlecht vernichtend) [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1344.]

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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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