Taikshnya, Taikṣṇya: 10 definitions
Taikshnya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Taikṣṇya can be transliterated into English as Taiksnya or Taikshnya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
taikṣṇya (तैक्ष्ण्य).—n Pungency or acritude. Fig. Vehemence or fierceness (of heat or temper); acuteness (of understand- ing); severity or sharpness (of speech).
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Sharpness (of a knife), acuteness.
3) Fierceness, severity, cruelty.
Derivable forms: taikṣṇyam (तैक्ष्ण्यम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kṣṇyaṃ) 1. Sharpness. 2. Heat. 3. Pungency. 4. Fierceness, cruelty. E. tīkṣṇa, and ṣyañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Taikṣṇya (तैक्ष्ण्य).—i. e. tīkṣṇa + ya, n. 1. Sharpness, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 32, 5, v. r. 2. Severity, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 163.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Taikṣṇya (तैक्ष्ण्य).—[neuter] sharpness, pungency, harshness, severity.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Taikṣṇya (तैक्ष्ण्य):—[from taikṣṇāyana] n. sharpness (of a knife), [Suśruta i, 5]
2) [v.s. ...] pungency (of drugs), [i, iii f.; Rāmāyaṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] fierceness, severity, [Manu-smṛti iv, 163; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] pain, [Priyadarśikā i, 4/5].Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Taikṣṇya (तैक्ष्ण्य):—(kṣṇyaṃ) 1. n. Sharpness; heat.
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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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