Yauvanakantaka, Yauvanakaṇṭaka, Yauvana-kantaka: 7 definitions

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Yauvanakantaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Yauvanakantaka in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yauvanakaṇṭaka (यौवनकंटक).—m S A common term for the pimples which appear on the face of persons arrived at puberty, Acne punctata.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Yauvanakaṇṭaka (यौवनकण्टक).—an erruption or pimples on the face indicative of youth.

Derivable forms: yauvanakaṇṭakaḥ (यौवनकण्टकः), yauvanakaṇṭakam (यौवनकण्टकम्).

Yauvanakaṇṭaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yauvana and kaṇṭaka (कण्टक). See also (synonyms): yauvanapiḍakā.

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

Yauvanakaṇṭaka (यौवनकण्टक).—m.

(-kaḥ) Pimples on the face, especially in young persons. E. yauvana youth, and kaṇṭaka a thorn.

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

Yauvanakaṇṭaka (यौवनकण्टक):—[=yauvana-kaṇṭaka] [from yauvana] m. n. an eruption or pimples on the face ([especially] of young people), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Yauvanakaṇṭaka (यौवनकण्टक):—[yauvana-kaṇṭaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. Pimples on the face of youth.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Yauvanakaṇṭaka (यौवनकण्टक):—m. n. = yauvanapiḍakā.

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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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