ऋक्ष

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ऋक्ष (ṛkṣá)

  1. bald, bare
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from root √ṛś.

Adjective[edit]

ऋक्ष (ṛ́kṣa)

  1. hurting, pernicious
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hrtća, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos (bear). Cognates include Avestan 𐬀𐬭𐬱𐬀 (arša-), Old Armenian արջ (arǰ), Latin ursus and Ancient Greek ἄρκτος (árktos).

Noun[edit]

ऋक्ष (ṛ́kṣam

  1. bear (as a ravenous beast)
  2. a species of ape
  3. Bignonia indica
  4. name of several men
  5. name of a mountain
  6. the best or most excellent
  7. (in the plural) the seven stars, the Pleiades (the seven ṛṣis)
  8. name of a woman in the retinue of skanda
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Noun[edit]

ऋक्ष (ṛ́kṣan, m

  1. star, constellation, lunar mansion
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Noun[edit]

ऋक्ष (ṛ́kṣan

  1. the twelfth part of the ecliptic
  2. the particular star under which a person happens to be born
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Etymology 4[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ऋक्ष (ṛkṣa)

  1. cut, pierced
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