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कण्टक

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कण्टक  n. m. (n., [L.]) a thorn, [ŚBr. v]; [MBh.]; [Yājñ.] &c.
anything pointed, the point of a pin or needle, a prickle, sting, [R.]
a fish-bone, [R. iii, 76, 10]; [Mn. viii, 95]
करक°   a finger-nail (cf.), [Naiṣ. i, 94]
कण्टकित   the erection of the hair of the body in thrilling emotions (cf.)
unevenness or roughness (as on the surface of the tongue), [Car.]
क्षुद्र-शत्रु   any troublesome seditious person (who is, as it were, a thorn to the state and an enemy of order and good government), a paltry foe, enemy in general (cf.), [Mn. ix, 253, &c.]; [BhP.]; [R.] &c.
a sharp stinging pain, symptom of disease, [Suśr.]
a vexing or injurious speech, [MBh. i, 3559]
any annoyance or source of vexation, obstacle, impediment, [R.]; [Hit.]
the first, fourth, seventh, and tenth lunar mansions, [VarBṛS.] and, [VarBṛ.]
a term in the न्याय philosophy implying refutation of argument, detection of error &c., [L.]
a bamboo, [L.]
workshop, manufactory, [L.]
boundary of a village, [L.]
fault, defect, [L.]
N. of मकर (or the marine monster, the symbol of काम-देव), [L.]
कण्ठक   of the horse of शाक्य-मुनि, [Lalit.] (wrong reading for , [BRD.])
of an अग्रहार, [Rājat.]
कण्डुक   of a barber, [Hariv.] (v.l.)

कण्टकः [kaṇṭakḥ] कम् [kam]   कम् 1 A thorn; पादलग्नं करस्थेन कण्टकेनैव कण्टकं (उद्धरेत्) [Chāṇ.22;] कण्टकेनैव कण्टकम् (उन्मूलयेत्) [Pt.4.18]
A prickle, a sting; यः कण्टकैर्वितुदति [Y.3.53.]
The point of anything.
(Fig.) Any troublesome fellow who is, as it were, a thorn to the state and an enemy of order and good government; उत्खातलोकत्रयकण्टकेऽपि [R.14.73;] त्रिदिवमुद्धृतदानवकण्टकम् [Ś.7.3;] [Ms.9.26;] [Mv.7.8.]
(Hence) Any source of vexation or annoyance, nuisance; कण्टकानां च शोधनात् [Ms.9.253.]
Horripilation, erection of hair, thrill.
A finger-nail.
A vexing speech.
A fish-bone; अन्धो मत्स्या- निवाश्नाति स नरः कण्टकैः सह [Ms.8.95.]
A sharp stinging pain, symptom of a disease.
(In [Nyāya philosophy]) Refutation of arguments, detection of error.
Impediment, obstacle.
The first, fourth, seventh, and tenth lunar mansions.
A vexing or injurious speech; [Mb.1.]
-कः   A bamboo; some other tree (Mar. बेल, बाभळ, हिंगणबेट) फलकं परिधानश्च तथा कण्टक- वस्त्रधृक् [Mb.12.33.14;] see कण्टकद्रुम.
A work-shop, manufactory.
Fault, defect; निर्धूतवाक्यकण्टकाम् [Mb.12.167.5.]
 N. N. of Makara or the marine monster, the symbol of the god of love.
-की   A kind of वार्ताकी.
-फलः   See कण्टकफल. -Comp.
-अग्रः   a kind of lizard.
-अशनः, -भक्षकः, -भुज्  m. m. a camel.
-अष्ठीलः   a kind of fish (having many bones).
-आगारः   a kind of worm.
-आढ्यः   a kind of tree.
उद्धरणम् (lit.) extracting thorns, weeding.
(fig.) removing annoyances, extirpating thieves and all such sources of public annoyance; कण्टकोद्धरणे नित्यमातिष्ठेद्यत्नमुत्तमम् [Ms.9.252.]
द्रुमः a tree with thorns, a thorny bush; भवन्ति नितरां स्फीताः सुक्षेत्रे कण्टकद्रुमाः [Mk.9.7.]
the Śālmali tree or silk-cotton-tree (Mar. सांवरी).-प्रावृटा Aloe Perfoliata (Mar. कोरफड).
फलः the bread-fruit tree, Panasa tree.
the गोक्षुर plant.
the castor-oil tree.
the Dhattūra tree.
a term applicable to any plant the fruit of which is invested with a hairy or thorny coat.
-मर्दनम्   suppressing disturbance.
-युक्त a.  a. having thorns, thorny.
-विशोधनम्   extirpating every source of disturbance or trouble; राज्यकण्टकविशोधनोद्यतः [Vikr.5.1.]
-वृन्ताकी   a species of nightshade with thorny leaves (वार्ताकी).
-श्रेणिः, -णी  f. f.
the Solanum Jacquini.
a porcupine.

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कण्टक  mn.  (-कः-कं)
1. A thorn.
2. A paltry foe.
3. A fish bone.
4. Hor- ripilation, or the erection of the hair of the body.
5. Any annoy- ance or source of vexation.
6. A term in the Nyaya philosophy, im- plying refutation of argument, detection of error, &c.
 m.  (-कः)
1. A work-shop, a manufactory.
2. Fault, defect.
3. The point of a pin or needle.
4. A fish or marine monster, the symbol of KAMADEVA: see मकर.
5. A bamboo.
E. कटि to divide, वुन् aff.

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