Tulakoti, aka: Tulākoṭi, Tula-koti, Tulākoṭī; 2 Definition(s)


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Tulākoṭi (तुलाकोटि) or Tulākoṭī (तुलाकोटी).—f.

1) an ornament (an anklet or nūpura) worn on the feet by women; cf. तुलाकोटिस्तु मञ्जीरे (tulākoṭistu mañjīre) Nm.; लीलाचलत्स्त्रीचरणारुणोत्पलस्खलत्तुलाकोटि- निनादकोमलः (līlācalatstrīcaraṇāruṇotpalaskhalattulākoṭi- ninādakomalaḥ) Śi.12.44.

2) a hundred millions (arbuda).

3) the end of the beam.

Derivable forms: tulākoṭiḥ (तुलाकोटिः), tulākoṭīḥ (तुलाकोटीः).

Tulākoṭi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tulā and koṭi (कोटि).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tulākoṭi (तुलाकोटि).—f. (-ṭiḥ-ṭī) 1. An ornament of the feet or toes. 2. A certain weight. 3. A hundred millions. E. tulā a balance, kuṭ to measure, affixes aṅ and in or ṅīp; what is valued by weight, &c. or tulā a measure, &c. and koṭi Crore, or million. tulayā tulāṃ vā koṭayati kuṭa paritāpe in vā ṅīp .

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