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makara: masculine vocative singular stem: makara
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makaram. a kind of sea-monster (sometimes confounded with the crocodile, shark, dolphin etc.;regarded as the emblem of kāma-deva-[ see mokara-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) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
makaram. a particular species of insect or other small animal View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
makaram. Name of the 10th sign of the zodiac (Capricornus) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
makaram. the 10th arc of 30 degrees in any circle View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
makaram. an army of troops in the form of a makara- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
makaram. an ear-ring shaped like a makara- (see makara-kuṇḍala-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
makaram. the hands folded in the form of a makara- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
makaram. one of the 9 treasures of kubera- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
makaram. one of the 8 magical treasures called padminī- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
makaram. a particular magical spell recited over weapons View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
makaram. Name of a mountain View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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makara m. kind of marine monster (perhaps crocodile or shark): regarded as an emblem of Kâma and used as an ornament on gates and on head-dresses; Capricorn (sign of the zodiac); kind of military array shaped like a makara (two triangles joined at the a pex).
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makara Is the name of an animal, probably the ‘crocodile,’ which is included in the list of victims at the Aśvamedha (‘horse sacrifice’) in the Yajurveda Samhitās.
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makara noun (neuter) [Yoga] a kind of āsana
Frequency rank 37937/72933
makara noun (masculine) a kind of sea-monster (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a particular magical spell recited over weapons (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a particular species of insect or other small animal (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an army of troops in the form of a Makara (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an ear-ring shaped like a Makara (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a mountain (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the 10th sign of the zodiac (Capricornus) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one of the 8 magical treasures called Padminī (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one of the 9 treasures of Kubera (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the 10th arc of 30 degrees in any circle (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the hands folded in the form of a Makara (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 3117/72933
 

makara

crocodile; makaradhvaja cupid mercurial, mercurial preparation using mercury, gold and sulfur in different ratios for rejuvenation.

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