Ahika, aka: Āhika; 2 Definition(s)


Ahika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Ahika in Vyakarana glossaries]

Ahika (अहिक).—Name of Pāṇini. cf.पााणनिश्चाहिको दाक्षीपुत्रः (pāाṇaniścāhiko dākṣīputraḥ).

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[Ahika in Pali glossaries]

Āhika, (-°) (adj.) (der. fr. aha2) only in pañcāhika every five days (cp. pañcāhaṃ & sattāhaṃ) M.III, 157. (Page 117)

(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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