कान्तिः [कम् भावे क्तिन्] 1 Loveliness, beauty, Me. 15; अक्लिष्टकान्ति Ś.5.19. -2 Brightness, lustre, brilliance; Me.84. -3 Personal decoration or embellishment. -4 Wish, desire. -5 (In Rhet.) Beauty enhanced by love; (S. D. thus distinguishes कान्ति from शोभा and दीप्तिः -- रूपयौवनलालित्यं भोगाद्यैरङ्गभूषणम् । शोभा प्रोक्ता सैव कान्ति- र्मन्मथाप्यायिता द्युतिः । कान्तिरेवातिविस्तीर्णा दाप्तिरित्यभिधीयते 13, 131). -6 A lovely or desirable woman. -7 An epithet of Durgā. -8 A digit of the moon. -9 N. of Lakṣmī; भूषणानि महार्हाणि ददौ कान्तिः शुभां स्रजम् Bhāg.1.65.29. -Comp. -कर a. beautifying, illuminating, brightening. -द a. beautifying, adorning. (-दम्) 1 bile. -2 clarified butter. -द, -दायक, -दायिन् a. adorning. -भृत् m. the moon.
अनैकान्तिक a. (की f.) 1 Unsteady, uncertain; not to the point, not very important; भृत्यो$भृत्य इति ˚कमेतत् Pt.1. -2 (in Logic) Name of one of the five main divisions of हेत्वाभास (fallacies,) otherwise called
सव्यभिचार. It is of three kinds :- (a) साधारण, where the हेतु is found both in the समक्ष and विपक्ष, the argument being therefore too general. (b) असाधारण where the हेतु is in the पक्ष alone, the argument being not general enough. (c) अनुपसंहारी which embraces every known thing in the पक्ष, the argument being nonconclusive.
f. (a. --°ree;, f. îbrev;) charm, loveliness, grace, beauty; brightness, radiance (of the moon): -prada, a. conferring brightness; -mat, a. lovely, charming, beautiful: -î, f. N., -tâ, f. grace, beauty.
noun (feminine) (in rhetoric) beauty enhanced by love (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a lovely colour (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a lovely or desirable woman personified as wife of the moon (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
beauty (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
brightness (especially of the moon) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
desire (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
female beauty (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
loveliness (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
magnetic oxide of iron
name of Durgā (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Lakṣmī (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
personal decoration or embellishment (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
splendour (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
wish (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[rel.] name of a śakti (or kalā) of Śiva Frequency rank 1617/72933
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