Trishirshaka, Tri-shirshaka, Triśīrṣaka: 4 definitions

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Trishirshaka 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 Triśīrṣaka can be transliterated into English as Trisirsaka or Trishirshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Triśīrṣaka (त्रिशीर्षक).—a trident. °अङ्कः, °धारिन् (aṅkaḥ, °dhārin) m. an epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: triśīrṣakam (त्रिशीर्षकम्).

Triśīrṣaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and śīrṣaka (शीर्षक). See also (synonyms): triśūla.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Triśīrṣaka (त्रिशीर्षक).—= prec.: Megh 302.11.

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

Triśīrṣaka (त्रिशीर्षक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Three-headed. m.

(-kaḥ) A trident, tri-pointed spear. E. tri three, and śīrṣa a head, affix kan.

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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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