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मकर

मकर
 mákara [ makara ]


m. a kind of sea-monster ( sometimes confounded with the crocodile, shark, dolphin etc.

regarded as the emblem of Kāma-deva [ cf. makara-ketana etc. below ] or as a symbol of the 9th Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī

represented as an ornament on gates or on head-dresses ), VS. etc.

a partic. species of insect or other small animal, Suśr.

N. of the 10th sign of the zodiac ( Capricornus ), Sūryas. Var. etc.

the 10th arc of 30 degrees in any circle, L.

an army of troops in the form of a Makara, Mn. vii, 187

an ear-ring shaped like a Makara cf. BhP. ( cf. makara-kuṇḍala )

the hands folded in the form of a Makara, Cat.

one of the 9 treasures of Kubera, L.

one of the 8 magical treasures called Padminī, MārkP.

a partic. magical spell recited over weapons, R.

N. of a mountain, BhP.

( ī ), f. the female of the sea-monster Makara, Pañcat

N. of a river, MBh.




mákara-kaṭī [ makarakaTI ]

f. ' dolphin-hipped ', N. of a woman, Kathās



mákara-kuṇḍala [ makarakuNDala ]

n. an ear-ring shaped like a Makara, BhP.



mákara-ketana [ makaraketana ]

m. ' having the Makara for an emblem ' or ' having a fish on his banner ', N. of Kāma-deva, MBh. Kāv. etc.




mákara-ketu [ makaraketu ]

m. ' having the Makara for an emblem ' or ' having a fish on his banner ', N. of Kāma-deva, MBh. Kāv. etc.



mákara-ketu-mat [ makaraketumat ]

m. ' having the Makara for an emblem ' or ' having a fish on his banner ', N. of Kāma-deva, MBh. Kāv. etc.



mákara-daṃṣṭrā [ makaradaMSTrA ]

f. ' Makara-toothed ', N. of a woman, Kathās



mákara-dhvaja [ makaradhvaja ]

m. = -ketana, MBh.

the sea, Harav.

a partic. array of troops, Kām.

a partic. medical preparation, L.

N. of a prince, Vcar.



mákara-pāṭaka [ makarapATaka ]

m. N. of a village, Inscr.



mákara-māsa [ makaramAsa ]

m. N. of a partic. month, TS. Sch.



mákara-mukha [ makaramukha ]

m. = makarâkāra-dhārin jala-nirgamana-dvāra, or jānûr-dhvâvayava, L.



mákara-rāśi [ makararAzi ]

m. the zodiacal sign Capricornus, MW.



mákara-lāñchana [ makaralAJchana ]

m. = -kelana, Kād.



mákara-vāhana [ makaravAhana ]

m. ' having the Makara for his vehicle ', N. of Varuṇa, L.



mákara-vāhinī [ makaravAhinI ]

f. N. of a river, VP.



mákara-vibhūṣaṇa-ketana [ makaravibhUSaNaketana ]

m. having the Makara for a characteristic ornament ', N. of Kāma-deva, Hariv.



mákara-saṃkramaṇa [ makarasaMkramaNa ]

n. the passage of the sun from Sagittarius into Capricornus, MW.



mákara-saṃkrānti [ makarasaMkrAnti ]

f., id.

N. of a festival ( which marks the beginning of the sun's northern course ), RTL. 428

-tila-dāna n. and -dāna-prayoga m. N. of wks.



mákara-saptamī [ makarasaptamI ]

f. N. of the 7th day in the light half of the month Māgha, W. ( cf. under mākara )



makarâ`kara [ makarAkara ]

m. ' receptacle of Makaras ', the sea, Kathās.



makarâ`kāra [ makarAkAra ]

m. formed like a Makara ', a variety of Caesalpina Banducella, L.



makarâkṣa [ makarAkSa ]

m. Makara-eyed ', N. of Rākshasa ( son of Khara ), R.



makarâ`ṅka [ makarAGka ]

m. ' having the Makara for a symbol or mark ', N. of Kāmadeva, L.

the sea, L.



makarânana [ makarAnana ]

m. 'Makara-faced', N. of one of Śiva's attendants, L.



makarâlaya [ makarAlaya ]

m. ' Makara-abode ', the sea, MBh. R.

N. of the number, ' four ' ( cf. under samudra )



makarâvāsa [ makarAvAsa ]

m. ' Makara-abode ', the sea, MBh.



makarâśva [ makarAzva ]

m. ' having the Makara for a horse ', N. of Varuṇa, L.