kṣāra क्षार

Definition: क्षार a. [क्षर्-ज्वला बा˚ ण] 1 Corrosive, caustic, acid, pungent, saline. -2 Flowing, oozing. -रः 1 Juice, essence. -2 Treacle, molasses. -3 Any corrosive or acid substances; क्षते क्षारमिवासह्यं जातं तस्यैव दर्शनम् U.4.7; क्षारं क्षते प्रक्षिपन् Mk.5.18; (क्षारं क्षते क्षिप् &c. has become proverbial, and means 'to aggravate the pain which is already unbearable', 'to make bad, worse', 'to add insult to injury'). -4 Glass. -5 Salt; caustic alkali; Y.3.36. -6 Ashes. -7 A rogue, cheat. -रम् 1 Black salt. -2 Water. -3 See क्षारः (3); आः क्षते क्षारमेतन्मे क्षिप्तं केनेत्यभाषत Ks.93.14. -Comp. -अच्छम् sea-salt. -अञ्जनम् an alkaline unguent. -अम्बु n. an alkaline fluid. -अष्ट- कम् Name of a collection of eight articles [Mar. पळस (Butea frondose), निवडुंग (Cactus Indicus), सर्जी (Saltpetre), चिंच (Tamarind), आघाडा (Achryanthes Aspara), रुई, तिलनाल, जव (Nitrate of Potash). -उदः, -उदकः -उदधिः, -समुद्रः, -सिन्धुः the salt ocean. -कर्दमः 1 a pool of saline mud. -2 Name of a hell; Bhāg.5.26.7. -क्षत a. damaged by saltpetre; Mk.3.14. -तैलम् oil cooked with alkaline ingredients. -त्रयम् -त्रितयम् natron, salt-petre and borax. -दशकम् N.of a collection of ten plants (Mar. शेवगा, मुळा, पळस, चिंच, चुका, आलें, निंब, आघाडा, ऊंस< कदली). -नदी a river of alkaline water in hell. -पञ्चकम् Name of a collection of five articles (Mar. जव, पुष्कर, सर्जी, पळस and तिलनाल). -भूमिः f., -मृत्तिका saline soil; किमाश्चर्यं क्षारभूमौ प्राणदा यमदूतिका Udb. -मेलकः an alkaline substance. -रसः a saline flavour. -श्रेष्ठम् alkaline earth. -षट्कम् Name of a collection of six plants (Mar. गुळवेल, कुडा, आघाडा, कळलावी, पुष्करमूल, तिलनाल).


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