Alindaka, Ālindaka, Alimdaka: 7 definitions


Alindaka means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Probably the name of a monastery in Ceylon where lived the thera Maha Phussadeva. SA.iii.154; VibhA.352.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Alindaka (अलिन्दक).—[alyate bhūṣyate, al-karmaṇi-kiṃdac]

1) A terrace before a housedoor; मुखालिन्दतोरणम् (mukhālindatoraṇam) M.5, Daśakumāracarita 74.

2) A place (like a square) at the door.

3) (pl.) Name of a country or its inhabitants; or its ruler also.

Derivable forms: alindakaḥ (अलिन्दकः).

See also (synonyms): alinda.

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Ālindaka (आलिन्दक).—[alinda eva svārthe aṇ]

1) A terrace before a house.

2) A raised place for sleeping upon; see अलिन्द (alinda).

Derivable forms: ālindakaḥ (आलिन्दकः).

See also (synonyms): ālinda.

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

Alindaka (अलिन्दक):—[from alinda] m. a terrace before a house-door, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Alindaka (अलिन्दक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aliṃdaga, Alidaya, Olidaa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Alindaka 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

Aliṃdaka (ಅಲಿಂದಕ):—[noun] = ಅಲಿಂದ - [alimda -] 1.

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Aḷiṃdaka (ಅಳಿಂದಕ):—[noun] = ಅಳಿಂದ - [alimda -]1.

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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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