Aka, aka: Akā; 5 Definition(s)
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Vyākaraṇa (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.(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vyākaraṇa (व्याकरण, vyakarana) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedāṅga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyākaraṇa concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
akā : (aor.) did.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
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): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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