Vartatikshna, Varta-tikshna, Vartatīkṣṇa: 2 definitions



Vartatikshna 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 Vartatīkṣṇa can be transliterated into English as Vartatiksna or Vartatikshna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Vartatikshna in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vartatīkṣṇa (वर्ततीक्ष्ण).—bell-metal, a kind of brass.

Derivable forms: vartatīkṣṇam (वर्ततीक्ष्णम्).

Vartatīkṣṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms varta and tīkṣṇa (तीक्ष्ण). See also (synonyms): vartaloha.

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

Vartatīkṣṇa (वर्ततीक्ष्ण):—[=varta-tīkṣṇa] [from varta] n. a sort of brass or steel, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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