Adaka; 4 Definition(s)


Adaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Pali-English dictionary

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adaka : (adj.) eater.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Adaka, (adj.) = ada J.V, 91 (purisâdaka man-eater). (Page 25)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

aḍaka (अडक).—f A surname or a family name.

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aḍakā (अडका).—m A copper piece of money, the half of a rukāḥ also in land-measurement, the half of a rukā. Pr. aḍakyācī dēvatā sāpikyācā śēndūra. Pr. jaḷalā tumacā a0 mājhā mūlaca lāḍakā. Pr. aḍakyācī kēlī vāṇa lōṇacyācī kēlī ghāṇa Answering to Penny wise and Pound foolish. 2 aḍakā is more commonly understood in the sense of Money or small money (as Argentum &c.) occurring singly, yet more generally in conjunction with paisā, as paisā aḍakā. Pr. hātīṃ nāhīṃ a0 bājārānta cāla- lā dhaḍakā.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aḍaka (अडक).—f A surname.

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aḍakā (अडका).—m A copper piece of money.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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