Trishirshaka, aka: Triśīrṣaka, Tri-shirshaka; 3 Definition(s)

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

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

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

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