Vasakarni, Vāsakarṇī, Vasa-karni: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vāsakarṇī (वासकर्णी).—

1) a hall where public exhibitions (such as dancing, wrestling matches &c.) are held.

2) a sacrificial hall.

Vāsakarṇī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāsa and karṇī (कर्णी).

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

Vāsakarṇī (वासकर्णी).—f. (-rṇī) A hall, where public exhibition, as Nautches, &c. are held. E. vāsa a house, karṇa the ear, aff. ṅīp .

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

1) Vāsakarṇī (वासकर्णी):—[=vāsa-karṇī] [from vāsa] f. = yajña-śālā, a sacrificial hall, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a place where public exhibitions (as Nāches etc.) are held, [Horace H. Wilson]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vāsakarṇī (वासकर्णी):—[vāsa-karṇī] (rṇī) 3. f. A hall for having company nāches, &c.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vasakarni in German

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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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