English translation of 'लाक्षणिक'
1. figurative adjective
If you use a word or expression in a figurative sense, you use it with a more abstract or imaginative meaning than its ordinary literal one.
2. metaphorical adjective
You use metaphorical to indicate that you are not using words with their ordinary meaning, but are describing something by means of an image or symbol.
Salt is a metaphorical symbol in all religions.
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Translation of लाक्षणिक from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary