लक्ष

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Noun[edit]

लक्ष (lakṣam

  1. or n. (prob. fr. √ लग् as ‘that which is attached or fixed’) a mark, sign, token, (esp.) a mark to aim at, target, butt, aim, object, prey, prize RV. ii, 12, 4, &c. &c. (cf. लब्ध-ल्° ; आकाशे लक्षम्-√बन्ध्, to fix the gaze vaguely on space, look into space as if at some object barely visible in the distance Ṡak. ; cf. also आकाश-बद्ध-लक्ष)
  2. appearance, show, pretence (cf. -सुप्त)
  3. a kind of citron L.
  4. a pearl L.

Noun[edit]

लक्ष (lakṣa?

  1. a lakh, one hundred thousand Yājñ. Hariv. &c.

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