Akhyanaka, Ākhyānaka: 9 definitions
Akhyanaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ākhyānaka (आख्यानक).—A tale, a short legendary narrative, an episode; आख्यानकाख्यायिकेतिहासपुराणाकर्णनेन (ākhyānakākhyāyiketihāsapurāṇākarṇanena) K.7; P.IV.2.6 Vārt.
-kī Name of a metre which is a combination of Indravajrā and Upendravajrā.
Derivable forms: ākhyānakam (आख्यानकम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ākhyānaka (आख्यानक).—[ākhyāna + ka], n. A little tale, [Pañcatantra] 72, 16.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ākhyānaka (आख्यानक).—[neuter] a short tale; [feminine] ī [Name] of a metre.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ākhyānaka (आख्यानक):—[=ā-khyānaka] [from ā-khyā] n. a short narrative, [Pañcatantra; Kādambarī]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ākhyānaka (आख्यानक):—[ā-khyānaka] (kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a. Containing a tale or account.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Ākhyānaka (आख्यानक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Akkhāṇaya.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ākhyānaka (ಆಖ್ಯಾನಕ):—[noun] = ಆಖ್ಯಾನ - [akhyana -] 4.
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)
Partial matches: A.
Ends with: Upakhyanaka.
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