Akshika, Akṣika, Akṣīka, Ākṣika: 9 definitions

Introduction:

Akshika 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.

The Sanskrit terms Akṣika and Akṣīka and Ākṣika can be transliterated into English as Aksika or Akshika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Akṣika (अक्षिक).—[akṣāya cakrāvayavāya hitaḥ; -ṭhan] Name of a tree (rañjanadruma Mar. thorarāḷecā vṛkṣa.) अक्षीक (akṣīka); also See अक्षक (akṣaka).

Derivable forms: akṣikaḥ (अक्षिकः).

--- OR ---

Akṣīka (अक्षीक).—See अक्षक (akṣaka) or अक्षिक (akṣika).

--- OR ---

Ākṣika (आक्षिक).—a. (-. f.) [अक्षेण दीव्यति जयति जितं वा (akṣeṇa dīvyati jayati jitaṃ vā); अक्ष ठक् (akṣa ṭhak) P.IV.4.2.]

1) One who plays at dice. -One who uses loaded dice. (bhārabhūtānakṣānāharati, vahati).

3) One who gains by gambling.

4) Won by gambling.

5) Relating to dice or gambling; आक्षिकं ऋणम् (ākṣikaṃ ṛṇam)Manusmṛti 8.159 incurred in gambling.

-kaḥ Name of a tree (= akṣika q. v.)

-kam 1 Money gained by gambling.

2) Gambling debt, money lost at play.

-kī f. A kind of spirituous liquor prepared from the seeds of Teroninabia Bellerica (bibhītaka; Mar. behaḍā).

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

Akṣika (अक्षिक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A tree, (Dalbergia Oujeiniensis.) See also akṣa.

--- OR ---

Ākṣika (आक्षिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Relating or belonging to a die, to gambling, &c. 2. Won at dice. m.

(-kaḥ) A tree, (Morinda tinctoria.) n.

(-kaṃ) A gambling debt, money lost at play. E. akṣa a die, &c. and ṭhañ aff.

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

Ākṣika (आक्षिक).—[adjective] relating to the dice, won or lost at dice.

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

1) Akṣika (अक्षिक):—[from akṣi] m. the tree Dalbergia Oujeinensis, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] See akṣaka.

3) Akṣīka (अक्षीक):—[from akṣi] a m. the tree Dalbergia Oujeinensis, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] See akṣaka.

5) b m., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) See akṣika.

7) Ākṣika (आक्षिक):—[from ākṣa] a mfn. ([from] 2. akṣa) relating or belonging to a die or to gambling etc., playing or winning or won at dice, [Pāṇini 4-4, 2]

8) [v.s. ...] contracted at dice (as a debt), [Manu-smṛti viii, 159]

9) [v.s. ...] made of the fruits of Terminalia Bellerica, [Suśruta]

10) [v.s. ...] = ākṣabhārika above, ([gana] vaṃśādi q.v.)

11) [v.s. ...] m. the tree Morinda Tinctoria, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

12) b See ākṣa.

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

Akṣika (अक्षिक):—m.

(-kaḥ) A tree (Dalbergia Oujeinensis). See also akṣaka-akṣīka-ākṣika- and rañjanadru. E. akṣi, taddh. aff. ka.

--- OR ---

Akṣīka (अक्षीक):—m.

(-kaḥ) See akṣika.

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

1) Akṣika (अक्षिक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Vide akṣaka.

2) Ākṣika (आक्षिक):—[ā-kṣika] (kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a. Relating to dice 1. m. A tree, (Morinda tinctoria.) n. A gambling debt.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ākṣika (आक्षिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Akkhia.

[Sanskrit to German]

Akshika in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of akshika or aksika in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Let's grow together!

I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased sources, definitions and images. Your donation direclty influences the quality and quantity of knowledge, wisdom and spiritual insight the world is exposed to.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: