Taksh, Takṣ: 9 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Takṣ can be transliterated into English as Taks or Taksh, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Takṣ (तक्ष्).—1, 5. P. (takṣati, takṣṇoti, taṣṭa)

1) To chop, cut off, pare, chisel, slice, split; आत्मानं तक्षति ह्येष वनं परशुना यथा (ātmānaṃ takṣati hyeṣa vanaṃ paraśunā yathā) Mb; निधाय तक्ष्यते यत्र काष्ठे काष्ठं स उद्घनः (nidhāya takṣyate yatra kāṣṭhe kāṣṭhaṃ sa udghanaḥ) Ak.

2) To fashion, shape, form (out of wood &c.).

3) To make, create in general.

4) To wound, hurt; अन्योन्यं च शरैः क्रुद्धौ ततक्षाते परस्परम् (anyonyaṃ ca śaraiḥ kruddhau tatakṣāte parasparam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 6.45.18.

5) To invent, form in the mind.

6) To make one's own, appropriate.

7) To cover.

8) To peel.

9) To make thin. -With निस् (nis)

1) to slice out of.

2) to form, create.

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Takṣ (तक्ष्).—a. (At the end of comp.) Paring, cutting &c.; also तक्ष (takṣa); Bṛ. S.87.2,24; also तक्षक (takṣaka) q. v.; R.15.89.

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

Takṣ (तक्ष्).—[takṣa] r. 1st cl. (takṣati) 1. To cover. 2. To skin or peel. (ū) takṣū of 1st cl. (takṣṇoti) To pare, to plane, to make thin, to cut off to chip or slice; used in any other sense, this root takes the regular form only, whether simple or compound, as with sam prefixed, To censure, (santakṣati,) &c. bhvā-pakṣe svādi-para-saka-seṭ (cācā cholā) .

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

Takṣ (तक्ष्).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] (also [Ātmanepada.]), and ii. 5, takṣṇu, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To slice (wood), Mahābhārata 5, 4161. 2. To cut to pieces, to wound, Mahābhārata 3, 1585. 3. To prepare, to form (ved.). 4. † To cover with a hide.

— With the prep. anu anu, To sharpen, Chr. 292, 3 = [Rigveda.] i. 86, 3.

— With sam sam, To cut to pieces, to wound, Mahābhārata 6, 3725.

— Cf. [Latin] tignum; [Old High German.] dehsa (an axe), dīhsila, [Anglo-Saxon.] thixl, thisl; [Latin] temo, and probably [Old High German.] dahs (a badger); see takṣan.

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

Takṣ (तक्ष्).—takṣati takṣate takṣṇoti & tāṣṭi [participle] taṣṭa hew, cut, work, fashion, make, invent.

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

1) Takṣ (तक्ष्):—1. takṣ [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] kṣati ([Epic] also [Ātmanepada] [imperfect tense] takṣat, atakṣat, [Ṛg-veda]; rarely [class] 2. 3.[plural] takṣati [Pāṇini 7-1, 39; Patañjali] [Ṛg-veda i, 162, 6]; [imperfect tense] [Aorist]? atakṣma, 2. [plural] ataṣṭa, [Ṛg-veda]; once [class] 5. [takṣṇoti, [Pāṇini 3-1, 76]] [Potential] kṣṇuyur, [Lāṭyāyana viii]; See also apa-; [Aorist], atakṣīt, [Pāṇini 7-2, 7; Kāśikā-vṛtti]; 3. [plural] kṣiṣur, [Ṛg-veda i, 130, 6]; [subjunctive] takṣiṣat [Pāṇini 3-4, 7; Kāśikā-vṛtti], [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra vii]; [perfect tense] tatakṣa, once [Ātmanepada] kṣe, [Ṛg-veda v, 33, 4; 3] [plural] kskur, [Ṛg-veda (8 times) etc.], once takṣur, [ii, 19, 8]; 2. [dual number] takṣathur, [x, 39, 4]; [present participle] f. takṣatī, [i, 164, 41]; [perfect tense][Passive voice]p. taṣṭa See sub voce)

—to form by cutting, plane, chisel, chop, [Ṛg-veda] etc.;

—to cut, split, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Harṣacarita];

—to fashion, form (out of wood etc.), make, create, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda];

—to form in the mind, invent, [Ṛg-veda];

—to make (any one young; double [accusative]), make able or prepare for ([dative case]), [Ṛg-veda];

— (in [mathematics]) to reduce by dividing, [Golādhyāya xiii, 14 ff.];—[Līlāvatī of bhāskara etc.];—= √tvac, [Dhātupāṭha xvii, 13];—to, skin, [ib.] :—[Causal] takṣayati ([Aorist] atatakṣat), [Pāṇini 7-4, 93; Kāśikā-vṛtti];—cf. tvakṣ.

2) 2. takṣ ‘paring’, See kāṣṭha-.

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

Takṣ (तक्ष्):—takṣati 1. a. To cover; to peel. (na, ū) takṣṇoti to pare; with 5. a. saṃ To censure.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Takṣ (तक्ष्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Caṃcha, Caccha, Cholla, Takkha, Taccha, Raṃpa.

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Taksh 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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