Aka, Akā: 15 definitions
Aka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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 Aak.
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
1) Aka (अक).—Affix अक (aka) substituted for the afiix वु (vu) given in Pāṇini's Grammar as ण्वुच् (ṇvuc) as in आशिका,शायिका (āśikā, śāyikā) (P.III. 3.111); ण्वुल् (ṇvul) as in कारकः, भोजको व्रजति, विचर्चिका (kārakaḥ, bhojako vrajati, vicarcikā) (P.III.1.133, III.3. 10,108); वुच् (vuc) as in उपकः (upakaḥ) (P.V.3.80); वुञ् (vuñ) as in निन्दकः, राजकम्, भालवकः (nindakaḥ, rājakam, bhālavakaḥ) (P. III.2.146, IV.2.39, 53 etc.); वुन् (vun) as in प्रवकः, सरकः (pravakaḥ, sarakaḥ); क्रमकः, पदकः (kramakaḥ, padakaḥ). III.1.149, IV.2.6l etc.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
akā : (aor.) did.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
akā (अका).—f (akkā S) A respectful compellation for an elder sister or any elderly female. 2 Or akābāī q. v. infra.
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ākā (आका).—See under अ.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
akā (अका) [-kkā, -क्का].—f A respectful term or mode of address for an elder sister or any elderly female.
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ākā (आका).—. See under अ.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Aka (अक).—a. Moving tortuously.
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Aka (अक).—[na kaṃ sukham] Absence of happiness; pain, misery (as in nākaṃ, na akaṃ duḥkhaṃ yatra), sin नास्ति कं सुखं यस्मात् (nāsti kaṃ sukhaṃ yasmāt).
Derivable forms: akam (अकम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. Moving tortuously. 2. One who goes crookedly. 3. Pain, affliction. 4. Sin. E. a priv. and ka happiness, or aka to move crookedly, aff. ac.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aka (अक).—[neuter] not-joy, i.e. sorrow, woe.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Aka (अक):—1. aka the suffix aka (akac).
2) [=a-ka] 2. a-ka n. unhappiness, pain, trouble, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]
3) [v.s. ...] sin, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Ākā (आका):—[=ā-√kā] (perf. [Ātmanepada] 1. and 3. sg. -cake) to endeavour to obtain, desire, love, [Ṛg-veda] :—[Intensive] ([imperative] 3. [plural] -cakantu; cf. ā-√kan)
—to be pleased with ([locative case]), [Ṛg-veda i, 122, 14.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aka (अक):—[tatpurusha compound] n.
(-kam) 1) Pain, affliction.
2) Sin. E. a neg. and ka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aka (अक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Winding; pain; sin.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Aka (अक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aya.
[Sanskrit to German]
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
1) Akā (अका):—[ra] (nm) the letter a ([a]) and its sound; ~[rāṃta] (a word) ending in a ([a]).
2) Āka (आक) [Also spelled aak]:—(nm) the medicinal plant swallow wort, technically known as Catotropis gigantea.
3) Ākā (आका) [Also spelled aaka]:—(nm) master, lord.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Aka (ಅಕ):—[interjection] an interjection 'lo!' 'behold!'.
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Aka (ಅಕ):—[noun] = ಅಕ್ಕ [akka]1.
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1) [noun] the condition causing misery; want of happiness and comfort.
2) [noun] moral or religious offence or short-coming; a sin.
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1) [noun] the sun.
2) [noun] any metal in general.
3) [noun] copper, the hard metal with atomic number 29.
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1) [interjection] an interjection to show a thing at a distance or to mention something interesting or surprising;2) [interjection] ಅಕಾ ಎನ್ನುವಷ್ಟರಲ್ಲಿ ಬರು [aka ennuvashtaralli baru] akā ennuvaṣṭaralli baru to come, happen or occur immediately.
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 (+758): Akaal, Akabai, Akabaica Paya, Akabaica Phera, Akabaica-phera, Akabaicem Bala, Akabaici Daya, Akabainem-gheranem, Akabaka, Akabara, Akabarashai, Akabari, Akabari Mohara, Akabariya kalidasa, Akabata, Akabbara, Akac, Akaca, Akaca-k-karutan, Akaca-veni.
Ends with (+9980): A-carm-angaraka, A-lavana-khataka, A-lavana-klinna-khanaka, A-lavana-klinna-khataka, A-lavana-klinnna-kreni-khanaka, A-lavana-klinva-kreni-khanaka, A-lavana-kreni-khanaka, Aaka, Aamraataka, Ababodhaka, Abaddhaka, Abadhaka, Abaghaka, Abaka, Abakadubaka, Abalaka, Abandhaka, Abaraka, Abbhaka, Abbhanjanadayaka.
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Mundaka Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
Verse 2.1.3 < [Mundaka II, Khanda I]
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Katha Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
Verse 1.3.1 < [Adyaya I, Valli III - The parable of the chariot]
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Verse 2.2.3 < [Adyaya II, Valli II - The soul after death]
Kena Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
Ishavasya Upanishad with Shankara Bhashya (Sitarama) (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)