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लेखा

lékhā [ lekhA ]


f. ( cf. rekhd ) a scratch, streak, line, stroke, stripe, furrow cf. ŚBr. &c, etc.

the pale or faintly discernible streak of the young moon's crescent cf. Kir. ( cf. candra- and śaśâṅka-l°, the act of delineation, drawing, painting cf. Śak. ( v.l. )

writing, handwriting cf. L.

a drawing, likeness, figure, impression ( cf. mṛga- and savya- pāda-l° )

the drawing of lines with fragrant substances ( on the face, arms, breast etc. ) cf. L.

a hem, border, rim, edge, horizon cf. Kām. cf. VarBṛS.

the crest ( = śikhā or cūḍâgra ) cf. L.




lékhā-bhrū [ lekhAbhrU ]

f. N. of a woman, g. śubhrâdi ( v.l. for lekhâbhra )

-bhrum-manya mfn. passing for Lekhā-bhrū cf. Pāṇ. 6-3, 68 cf. Sch.



lékhā-valaya [ lekhAvalaya ]

m. n. an encircling line cf. MW.



lékhā-vidhi [ lekhAvidhi ]

m. the act of drawing or painting, Mālatīm



lékhā-saṃdhi [ lekhAsaMdhi ]

m. the point where the eyebrows meet cf. MantraBr. cf. Gobh



lékhā-stha-vṛtta [ lekhAsthavRtta ]

mfn. conforming to prescription cf. Car.