Adaka: 7 definitions


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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

adaka : (adj.) eater.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

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

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and 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 Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

aḍaka (अडक).—f A surname.

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

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āḍaka (आडक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kā-kaṃ) A measure of grain equal to four Prast'has or containing nearly 7lbs. 1loz. avoirdupois: in Bengal an Araka is equal to two mons or 164lbs. avds. f. (-kī) 1. A kind of pulse, (Cytisus cajan.) 2. A fragrant earth: see tuvarī. E. āṅ, ḍhoka to go, irregularly ac, fem. ṅīp or ṭāp with ik inserted.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ādaka (आदक).—[-ādaka], i. e. ad + aka, adj. Eating, e. g. puruṣa-, Eating men, Hid. 2. 30.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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