Tarakajit, Tārakajit, Taraka-jit: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tārakajit (तारकजित्).—m. an epithet of Kārtikeya; जेयस्तारकसूदनो युधि करक्रीडत्कुठारस्य च (jeyastārakasūdano yudhi karakrīḍatkuṭhārasya ca) P. R.4.16. (For other senses, see under tṝ).

Tārakajit is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tāraka and jit (जित्). See also (synonyms): tārakāri, tārakaripu, tārakavairin, tārakasūdana.

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

Tārakajit (तारकजित्).—m. (-jit) A name of Kartikeya. E. tāraka a demon, and jit conqueror: also similar names, as tārakāri, tārakahan, tārakaripu, &c. tārakaṃ daityaṃ jayati ji-kvip .

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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. 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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