Angaka, Aṅgaka, Āṅgaka: 9 definitions


Angaka 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

Nephew (sisters son) of Sonadanda. D.i.123.

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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

Aṅgaka (अङ्गक).—[aṅgameva aṅgakaṃ svārthe kan]

1) A limb; अकृत मधुरैरम्बानां मे कुतूहलमङ्गकैः (akṛta madhurairambānāṃ me kutūhalamaṅgakaiḥ) U.1.2,24.

2) The body; हरन्ति रतये रहः प्रियतमाङ्गकादम्बरम् (haranti rataye rahaḥ priyatamāṅgakādambaram) Śi.4.66.

Derivable forms: aṅgakam (अङ्गकम्).

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Āṅgaka (आङ्गक).—a. (- f.) [अङ्गेषु जनपदेषु भवः वुञ् (aṅgeṣu janapadeṣu bhavaḥ vuñ)] Produced in the अङ्ग (aṅga) country; ruler of the country.

-kaḥ 1 An inhabitant of the Aṅga country.

2) A ruler of that country.

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

Aṅgaka (अङ्गक).—n.

(-kaṃ) 1. The body, &c. See the preceding. f. (aṅgikā) A bodice or jacket mfn.

(-kāḥ, kā or -kī-kaṃ) Relating to the body, &c. E. aṅga, kan added.

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Āṅgaka (आङ्गक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. The ruler of the country Anga. 2. An inhabitant of the same. E. aṅga and vuñ aff.

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

Aṅgaka (अङ्गक).—[aṅga + ka]. 1. = 1. aṅga, e. g. Body, [Śiśupālavadha] 4, 66. 2. A substitute for 1. aṅga at the end of comp. adj., f. gikā, e. g. āliṅgita- (vb. liṅg), One whose body is embraced, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 410.

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

1) Aṅgaka (अङ्गक):—[from aṅga] n. a limb, member, body

2) Āṅgaka (आङ्गक):—[from āṅga] mfn. relating to the country Aṅga etc. [commentator or commentary] on [Pāṇini 4-2, 125 and 3, 100.]

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

Aṅgaka (अङ्गक):—I. n.

(-kam) A limb or member, the body &c. See the preceding. Ii. f.

(-ṅgikā) A bodice or jacket. E. aṅga, taddh. aff. kan.

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

1) Aṅgaka (अङ्गक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. The body; a. (kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) of the body.

2) Āṅgaka (आङ्गक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A man or ruler of the Anga country.

[Sanskrit to German]

Angaka 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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