Yukaliksha, Yūkālikṣa: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Yūkālikṣa can be transliterated into English as Yukaliksa or Yukaliksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yūkālikṣa (यूकालिक्ष).—

1) A louse and its egg.

2) The egg of a louse (as a measure of length).

Derivable forms: yūkālikṣam (यूकालिक्षम्).

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

Yūkālikṣa (यूकालिक्ष):—[=yūkā-likṣa] [from yūka] n. sg. a louse and its egg or the egg of a louse (as a measure of length), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

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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. 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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