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कान्ति

kānti [ kAnti ]


f. desire, wish L.

loveliness, beauty, splendour, female beauty, personal decoration or embellishment Nal. Śak. Megh. Pañcat. Suśr. Kathās

a lovely colour, brightness ( especially of the moon ) Kathās

( ifc. f. ī ) Caurap

( in rhetoric ) beauty enhanced by love Vām. iii, 1, 22 ; xxii , 14 Sāh

a lovely or desirable woman personified as wife of the moon Hariv. 5419

N. of Lakshmī BhP. x, 65, 29

of Durgā, DevīP.




kānti-kara [ kAntikara ]

mfn. causing beauty, beautifying, illuminating W.



kānti-kosala [ kAntikosala ]

ās m. pl., N. of a people MBh. vi, 9, 40



kānti-da [ kAntida ]

mfn. giving beauty, beautifying, adorning W.

( ā ), f. the plant Serratula anthelminthica ( vākucī ) L.

( am ), n. bile, bilious humour L.



kānti-dāyaka [ kAntidAyaka ]

mf ( ikā ) n. granting beauty, beautifying, adorning W.

( am ), n. a fragrant wood ( a kind of Curcuma from the root of which a yellow dye is prepared

C. Zanthorrhizza, cf. kālīyaka ) L.



kānti-pura [ kAntipura ]

n. N. of a town in Nepal VarBṛS.

( ī ), f. N. of a town PadmaP.



kānti-mat [ kAntimat ]

mfn. lovely, splendid R. Kum. Suśr.

( ī ), f. N. of a metre

N. of a woman

-tā f. loveliness, beauty Kum



kānti-rāja [ kAntirAja ]

m. N. of a prince



kānti-vrata [ kAntivrata ]

n. a kind of ceremony



kānti-hara [ kAntihara ]

mfn. destroying beauty, making ugly, dulling, dimming W.