Akrida, Ākrīḍa: 10 definitions


Akrida 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Ākrīḍa (आक्रीड) refers to a “garden” according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles [viz., Ākrīḍa] and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ākrīḍa (आक्रीड).—a.

1) Playing, sporting.

-ḍaḥ, -ḍam 1 Play, sport, pleasure; गजेन्द्राक्रीडमथिता (gajendrākrīḍamathitā) Rām.7.26.42.

2) A pleasure-grove, pleasure-garden; (pumānākrīḍa udyānam | Ak.); देवाक्रीडशताकीर्णाम् (devākrīḍaśatākīrṇām) Rām.2.5.15. कमप्याक्रीडमासाद्य तत्र विशश्रमिषुः (kamapyākrīḍamāsādya tatra viśaśramiṣuḥ) Daśakumāracarita 12. कुबेरस्यापि चाक्रीडं प्रागेव वसुधामिमाम् (kuberasyāpi cākrīḍaṃ prāgeva vasudhāmimām) Bu. Ch.4.1.

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

Ākrīḍa (आक्रीड).—m.

(-ḍaḥ) 1. A royal garden. 2. Sport, pleasure. E. āṅ, krīḍa to play, ghañ aff.

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

Ākrīḍa (आक्रीड).—[ā-krīḍ + a]. I. m. and n. A royal garden, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 9, 10; Mahābhārata 3, 10823. Ii. m. Sport.

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

Ākrīḍa (आक्रीड).—[masculine] [neuter] play-ground, garden.

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

1) Ākrīḍa (आक्रीड):—[=ā-krīḍa] [from ā-krīḍ] mn. a playing-place, pleasure-grove, garden, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Kurūtthāma, [Harivaṃśa 1835.]

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

Ākrīḍa (आक्रीड):—[ā-krīḍa] (ḍaḥ) 1. m. A royal garden.

[Sanskrit to German]

Akrida 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ākrīḍa (ಆಕ್ರೀಡ):—

1) [noun] any activity or experience that gives enjoyment or recreation; pastime; sport.

2) [noun] a garden reserved for the royal family; royal garden.

3) [noun] a garden made by a king for general public.

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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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