Vicakila: 7 definitions



Vicakila 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vichakila.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vicakila (विचकिल).—[viśeṣeṇa tarpayati gandhaiḥ Uṇ.1.56]

1) A kind of jasmine.

2) Name of the tree called Madana.

Derivable forms: vicakilaḥ (विचकिलः).

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

Vicakila (विचकिल).—m.

(-laḥ) 1. A kind of jasmine. 2. A flower, commonly Dona, (Artemisia:) see damana. 3. A shrub, (Vangueria spinosa.) E. vi before, cak to be satisfied, ilac aff.

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

Vicakila (विचकिल).—[masculine] a kind of jasmine.

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

Vicakila (विचकिल):—m. a kind of jasmine (Jasminum Zambac), [Vāsavadattā; Bālarāmāyaṇa; Dhūrtanartaka] ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] also ‘a species of Artemisia’ and ‘Vanguiera Spinosa’).

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

Vicakila (विचकिल):—[vi-cakila] (laḥ) 1. m. A kind of jasmine.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vicakila (विचकिल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viailla.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vicakila in German

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