Adika, Ādika: 9 definitions
Adika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Hindi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Adika (अदिक) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.31.7, I.35) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Adika) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ādika : (adj.) and so on.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Ādika, (adj.) (ādi + ka) from the beginning, initial (see adhika); Instr. ādikena in the beginning, at once, at the same time M.I, 395, 479; II, 213; S.II, 224; J.VI, 567. Cp. ādiya3. (Page 99)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ādika (आदिक).—a. (At the end of comp.) Beginning with, and so on.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Ādika (आदिक).—adj. (= Pali id., see Childers; Mahāvaṃsa 12.21 phalaṃ…ādikaṃ), first, initial: Śikṣāsamuccaya 356.6.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ādika (आदिक).—[-ādi + ka], adj., f. kā, a substitute for ādi as latter part of a compound adj., e. g. [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 143, agni- ṣṭoma-ādikān makhān, the agniṣṭoma and the other sacrifices.
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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 (even English!). 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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Ādika (आदिक):—(ind) etcetera.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ādīka (ಆದೀಕ):—[noun] excess of income over expenditure; profit; gain.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+9): Adikaccu, Adikaddi, Adikailasamahatmya, Adikal, Adikala, Adikalina, Adikalpa, Adikalyana, Adikamatha, Adikammika, Adikanda, Adikara, Adikarana, Adikaranadandam, Adikarman, Adikarmika, Adikarmin, Adikarnataka, Adikarni, Adikaroti.
Ends with (+189): Abhyushakhadika, Adadika, Adhyayapancapadika, Ahladika, Aikapadika, Anadika, Angadika, Anganadika, Anugadika, Anupadika, Anutttoppadika, Apadika, Apavadika, Apevadika, Aprasadika, Ardhapadika, Asadika, Asebadika, Ashanadika, Ashtapadika.
Full-text: Adi, Yath-otpadyamana-bhaga-bhoga-adika, Kaladika, Yatha-pradiyamana-bhaga-bhoga-hirany-adika, Bhaga-bhoga, Bhagalaga, Adhika, Patalatala, Danadharma, Kshuna, Dakshamoha, Mahapapin, Adiya, Mala, Kraunca.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Adika, Ādika, Ādīka; (plurals include: Adikas, Ādikas, Ādīkas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Samarangana-sutradhara (Summary) (by D. N. Shukla)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 1a - Note on Architecture (vāstu) < [Chapter 7 - Art and Architecture in the Matsyapurāṇa]
Village Folk-tales of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), vol. 1-3 (by Henry Parker)
Story 18 - The Three Questions < [Part I - Stories told by the Cultivating Caste and Vaeddas]
Vastu-shastra (1): Canons of Architecture (by D. N. Shukla)