Vikirnakesha, Vikīrṇakeśa, Vikirna-kesha: 2 definitions



Vikirnakesha 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 Vikīrṇakeśa can be transliterated into English as Vikirnakesa or Vikirnakesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Vikīrṇakeśa (विकीर्णकेश).—a. tearing the hair, having dishevelled hair; विललाप विकीर्णमूर्धजा (vilalāpa vikīrṇamūrdhajā) Ku.4.4.

Vikīrṇakeśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vikīrṇa and keśa (केश). See also (synonyms): vikīrṇamūrdhaja.

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

Vikīrṇakeśa (विकीर्णकेश):—[=vi-kīrṇa-keśa] [from vi-kīrṇa > vi-kṝ] mfn. having dishevelled hair, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary] (cf. above)

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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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