Aicchika: 10 definitions


Aicchika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Aichchhika.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aicchika (ऐच्छिक).—a (S) Wished or desired. Ex. ai0 padārtha miḷālā mhaṇajē santōṣa hōtō. 2 Free, optional, voluntary, subject to one's will. Ex. sādhūcī ai0 pravṛtti ai0 nivṛtti. 3 Licentious, wanton, wilful, unregulated by reason. Ex. ai0 vyavahāra karūṃ nayē śāstrānu- rūpa varttāvēṃ. 4 Capricious, arbitrary, fanciful. Ex. hā ai0 prayōga āhē hyāsa śāstrapramāṇa kōṭhēṃ? 5 Designed, purposed, intentional. Ex. ai0 pāpācēṃ prāyaścita mōṭhēṃ.

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

aicchika (ऐच्छिक).—a Wished or desired. Optional, voluntary. Designed, intentional. Ex. aicchika pāpa.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aicchika (ऐच्छिक).—a. (- f.) [इच्छा-ठञ् (icchā-ṭhañ)]

1) Optional, voluntary; विकल्वो व्यवस्थितो न त्वैच्छिकः (vikalvo vyavasthito na tvaicchikaḥ) Dāy. B.

2) Arbitrary.

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

Aicchika (ऐच्छिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Optional, voluntary, at will. E. icchā wish, ṭhañ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aicchika (ऐच्छिक):—mfn. ([from] icchā), optional, arbitrary, at will [commentator or commentary] on [Pāṇini; Kuvalayānanda etc.]

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

Aicchika (ऐच्छिक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Voluntary.

[Sanskrit to German]

Aicchika in German

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Aicchika (ऐच्छिक) [Also spelled echchhik]:—(a) optional, voluntary; —[viṣaya] an optional subject.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aicchika (ಐಚ್ಛಿಕ):—[adjective] that may be or is chosen; that is dependent on choice or preference; optional; not obligatory.

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Aicchika (ಐಚ್ಛಿಕ):—[noun] an optional subject in a school or college curriculum; an elective.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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