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लाक्षा ‎(lākṣāf

  1. (botany) a species of plant
  2. a kind of red dye, lac (obtained from the cochineal or a similar insect as well as from the resin of a particular tree)
  3. the insect or animal which produces the red dye


Feminine ā-stem declension of लाक्षा
Nom. sg. लाक्षा ‎(lākṣā)
Gen. sg. लाक्षायाः ‎(lākṣāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative लाक्षा ‎(lākṣā) लाक्षे ‎(lākṣe) लाक्षाः ‎(lākṣāḥ)
Vocative लाक्षे ‎(lākṣe) लाक्षे ‎(lākṣe) लाक्षाः ‎(lākṣāḥ)
Accusative लाक्षाम् ‎(lākṣām) लाक्षे ‎(lākṣe) लाक्षाः ‎(lākṣāḥ)
Instrumental लाक्षया ‎(lākṣayā) लाक्षाभ्याम् ‎(lākṣābhyām) लाक्षाभिः ‎(lākṣābhiḥ)
Dative लाक्षायै ‎(lākṣāyai) लाक्षाभ्याम् ‎(lākṣābhyām) लाक्षाभ्यः ‎(lākṣābhyaḥ)
Ablative लाक्षायाः ‎(lākṣāyāḥ) लाक्षाभ्याम् ‎(lākṣābhyām) लाक्षाभ्यः ‎(lākṣābhyaḥ)
Genitive लाक्षायाः ‎(lākṣāyāḥ) लाक्षयोः ‎(lākṣayoḥ) लाक्षाणाम् ‎(lākṣāṇām)
Locative लाक्षायाम् ‎(lākṣāyām) लाक्षयोः ‎(lākṣayoḥ) लाक्षासु ‎(lākṣāsu)


  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0899