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 kumbhá [ kumbha ]


m. a jar, pitcher, water-pot, ewer, small water-jar [ often ifc. ( f. ā ), e.g. chidra-k°, a perforated pitcher R.

āma-k°, a jar of unbaked clay Pañcat

hema-k°, a golden ewer Ragh. ii, 36 Amar.

jala-k°, a water-pot Pañcat. ] RV. AV. etc.

an urn in which the bones of a dead person are collected ĀśvGṛ. KātyŚr. ŚāṅkhŚr.

the sign of the zodiac Aquarius Jyot. VarBṛS. etc.

a measure of grain ( equal to twenty Droṇas, a little more than three bushels and three gallons

commonly called a comb

some make it two Droṇas or sixty-four Seers ) Mn. viii, 320 Hcat

the frontal globe or prominence on the upper part of the forehead of an elephant ( there are two of these prominences which swell in the rutting season ) MBh. Bhartṛ. etc.

a particular part of a bed VarBṛS.

N. of a plant ( and also of its fruit ) BhP. x, 18, 14

the root of a plant used in medicine

a religious exercise, viz. closing the nostrils and mouth so as to suspend breathing L.

the paramour of a harlot, bully, flash or fancy man L.

N. of a Mantra ( pronounced over a weapon ) R. i

N. of a Dānava ( a son of Prahlāda and brother of Nikumbha ) MBh. i, 2527 Hariv.

of a Rākshasa ( son of Kumbhakarṇa ) R. BhP.

of the father of the nineteenth Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī Jain.

of a monkey R. iv, 33, 14

one of the thirty-four Jātakas or former births of Śākya-muni L.

N. of wk. Sāh

( ā ), f. a harlot L.

the plant Tiaridium indicum L.

( fr. √ kumbh ) covering Vop

( ī' ), f. a small jar or pot, earthen cooking vessel VS. AV. TS. etc.

N. of a hell Kāraṇḍ

of a plant Bālar

a small tree ( the seeds of which are used in medicine, commonly Kaṭphala ) L.

Bignonia suaveolens L.

Pistia Stratiotes L.

another plant ( commonly Romaśa ) L.

the plant Croton polyandrum L.

the plant Myrica sapida L.

( am ), n. the plant Ipomoea Turpethum L.

a fragrant resin ( gúggulu ), or the plant which bears it L.

gold Gal.

[ cf. Gk. κύμβη ; Lat. cymba. ]




kumbhá-karṇa [ kumbhakarNa ]

m. ' pot-eared ', N. of a Rākshasa ( the brother of Rāvaṇa, described in R. vi as sleeping for six months at a time and then waking to gorge himself MBh. iii R. Ragh. xii, 80 BhP.

N. of a Daitva Hariv.

of a Muni VāyuP.

of a locality

of Śiva MBh. xii, 10350

-vadha m. ' the slaughter of Kumbhakarṇa ', N. of a section of the PadmaP.



kumbhá-kāmalā [ kumbhakAmalA ]

f. a bilious affection ( sort of jaundice together with swelling of the joints Suśr. ; kumbha-pāda ).



kumbhá-kāra [ kumbhakAra ]

m. a potter ( being according to some authorities the son of a Brāhman by a wife of the Kshatriya caste ) Yājñ. iii, 146 MBh. etc.

a serpent L.

a wild fowl ( Phasianus gallus ) L.

( ī ), f. the wife of a potter Pāṇ. 4-1, 15 Kāś

N. of a girl Lalit.

a mineral substance used as an application to strengthen the eyes and beautify the eyelashes L.

red arsenic L.



kumbhá-kāraka [ kumbhakAraka ]

m. a potter W.

( ikā ), f. the wife of a potter, woman of the potter caste Kathās

a sort of collyrium L.

-kukkuṭa m. a wild fowl ( Phasianus gallus ) L.



kumbhá-ketu [ kumbhaketu ]

m. N. of a son of Śambara Hariv. 9254



kumbhá-ghoṇa-tīrtha [ kumbhaghoNatIrtha ]

n. N. of a Tīrtha



kumbhá-janman [ kumbhajanman ]

m. ' born in a pitcher ', N. of Agastya Ragh. xii , 31



kumbhá-tāla [ kumbhatAla ]

m. ( in music ) a kind of measure



kumbhá-tumbī [ kumbhatumbI ]

f. a kind of large round gourds L.



kumbhá-dāsa [ kumbhadAsa ]

m. ? Rājat. iii, 456

( ī ), f. a harlot Hcar.

a bawd L.



kumbhá-dhara [ kumbhadhara ]

m. ' pot-holder ', the sign Aquarius

N. of a Mantra ( pronounced over a weapon ) R. i



kumbhá-dhānya [ kumbhadhAnya ]

mfn. having grains only to fill a single pot MBh. xii



kumbhá-nābha [ kumbhanAbha ]

m. N. of a son of Bali Hariv.



kumbhá-padī [ kumbhapadI ]

f. of -pāda, q.v.



kumbhá-pāda [ kumbhapAda ]

mf ( -padī ) n. having swollen legs bulging like a pitcher Pāṇ. 5-4, 139



kumbhá-phalā [ kumbhaphalA ]

f. the plant Cucurbita Pepo L.



kumbhá-bāhu [ kumbhabAhu ]

m. N. of a Daitya Hariv.



kumbhá-bila [ kumbhabila ]

n. Pāṇ. 6-2, 102



kumbhá-bījaka [ kumbhabIjaka ]

m. a kind of Karañja L.



kumbhá-bhava [ kumbhabhava ]

m. ( = -janman ) the star Canopus ( = Agastya )



kumbhá-bhū [ kumbhabhU ]

m. = -janman Hcar.



kumbhá-maṇḍūka [ kumbhamaNDUka ]

m. ' a frog in a pitcher ', i.e. an inexperienced man, g. pātresamitâdi and yuktârohy-ādi ( cf. kūpa-maṇḍūka. )



kumbhá-muṣka [ kumbhamuSka ]

( °bhá- ), mfn. having a jar- shaped scrotum ( N. of demons ) AV.



kumbhá-mūrdhan [ kumbhamUrdhan ]

m. ' pot-headed ', a particular demon causing diseases Hariv. 9560



kumbhá-yoni [ kumbhayoni ]

m. ' born in a water-jar ', N. of Agastya MBh. Ragh. BhP.

of Droṇa ( the military preceptor of the Kurus and Pāṇḍus ) L.

of Vasishṭha L.

( is ), f. the plant Phlomis ceylanica ( commonly droṇa-puṣpī ) L.

' having a jar-shaped pudendum ', N. of an Apsaras MBh. iii, 1785



kumbhá-rāśi [ kumbharAzi ]

m. the sign Aquarius.



kumbhá-retas [ kumbharetas ]

n. semen virile deposited in a Kumbha MBh. xiii, 7372

( ās ), m. a form of Agni MBh. iii, 14139



kumbhá-lagna [ kumbhalagna ]

n. that time of day in which Aquarius rises above the horizon



kumbhá-vaktra [ kumbhavaktra ]

m. N. of an attendant of Skanda MBh. ix, 2577



kumbhá-śālā [ kumbhazAlA ]

f. a pottery L.



kumbhá-saṃdhi [ kumbhasaMdhi ]

m. the hollow on the top of an elephant's head between the frontal globes L.



kumbhá-sambhava [ kumbhasambhava ]

m. ( = -yoni ), N. of Agastya R. vii, 80, 1 BhP.

of Nārāyaṇa Hariv. 11426



kumbhá-sarpis [ kumbhasarpis ]

n. butter placed in a jar Suśr.



kumbhá-stanī [ kumbhastanI ]

f. ( Pāṇ. 4-1, 54 ) having breasts like jars BhP.



kumbhá-hanu [ kumbhahanu ]

m. ' having a chin shaped like a Kumbha ', N. of a Rākshasa R. vi, 32, 15



kumbhâṇḍa [ kumbhANDa ]

ās m. pl. ( perhaps a Prākṛt form for kuṣmāṇḍa , q.v., but cf. kumbhá-muṣka ) ' having testicles shaped like a Kumbha ', a class of demons ( at whose head stands Rudra ) Buddh.

m. N. of a minister of the Asura Bāṇa BhP.

( ī ), f. a pumpkin gourd ( v.l. for kuṣmāṇḍī ) L.



kumbhâṇḍaka [ kumbhANDaka ]

ās m. pl. the class of demons called Kumbh^aṇḍa Buddh.

N. of an attendant of Skanda MBh. ix, 2571 ( v.l. kumbhâṇḍakôdara )



kumbhêśvara-tīrtha [ kumbhezvaratIrtha ]

n. N. of a Tīrtha ŚivaP.



kumbhêṣṭakā [ kumbheSTakA ]

f. N. of a particular brick ĀpŚr.



kumbhôdara [ kumbhodara ]

m. N. of an attendant of Śiva Ragh. ii, 35



kumbhôdbhava [ kumbhodbhava ]

m. ( = kumbha-sambh° ), N. of Agastya



kumbhôdbhūta [ kumbhodbhUta ]

m. id.



kumbhôlūka [ kumbholUka ]

m. a kind of owl MBh. xiii, 5499