Truncation sign : * (asterisk) - e.g. kamm*

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kambu-gīva

, mfn. [sa. kambugrīva; cf. BHSD s.v.
(= the name of a demon)], having a neck like a conch
shell, i.e., having folds in the neck like the spirals of a
conch shell; according to lex. lit. and ct.s ~ means either

1. having a neck like a golden 1āliṅga (a kind of drum; v.
CPD s.v.) or 2. having a neck marked with three lines; cf.
MW s.v. kambu: three lines or marks in the neck (indi-
cative of good fortune
); — lex. lit.: ~ā tu yā gīvā su-
vannâliṅgasannibhā, aṅkitā tīhi lekhāhi ~ā 'tha vā
matā, Abh 263 (kambu vuccati suvaṇṇaṁ, kambu-
mayena āliṅgena sannibhā gīvā ~ā, Abh-ṭ); cf. Ja V
155,28*; — ~o mahābāhu Rāmo rajjam akārayī ti, Ja
IV 130,12* (= suvaṇṇâliṅgasadisagīvo [so read with
v.l.; Ee
°aliṅg°], suvannaṁ hi kambun ti vuccati,
130,14'); cf. V 156,27'; ib. 207,20 = ādāsatala !); ~ā ku-
hiṁ gatā, Ap 575,15 qu. Thī-a 85,11.