Yamakinkara, aka: Yamakiṅkara, Yama-kinkara; 2 Definition(s)
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Yamakiṅkara (यमकिङ्कर).—Servants of Yama.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 110. 45.
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Yamakiṅkara (यमकिङ्कर).—a messenger of death.
Derivable forms: yamakiṅkaraḥ (यमकिङ्करः).
Yamakiṅkara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yama and kiṅkara (किङ्कर).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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