Antika, Amtika, Antikā, Āntikā: 18 definitions


Antika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Antika (अन्तिक) refers to the “outskirts (of the city)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.30 (“The Celebration of Pārvatī’s Return”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “On hearing that Pārvatī was returning, Menā and Himavat excessively delighted went ahead seated in a divine vehicle. [...] Women along with their sons and husbands held lamps in their hands. Brahmins were shouting mantras etc. in an auspicious voice. Various instruments were played. Conch shells were sounded. In the meantime Pārvatī reached the outskirts of the city (sva-pura-antika). Entering the city she saw her parents again. [...]”.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Antika (अन्तिक).—A son of Yadu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 43. 7.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

antika : (adj.) (in cpds.), being at the end of; near. nt. neighbourhood.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Antika, (adj.-n.) —1. (der fr. anti) near KhA 217; nt. neighbourhood Kh VIII, 1. (odak°); J.VI, 565 (antike Loc. = anti near). — 2. (der fr. anta = Sk. antya) being at the end, final, finished, over S.I, 130 (purisā etad-antikā, v. l. SS antiyā: men are (to me) at the end for that, i. e. men do not exist any more for me, for the purpose of begetting sons. (Page 48)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

antika (अंतिक).—a & ad S Near or nigh. This high word is inserted because in the translation called bāḷamitra it constantly occurs, and in the sense of Page, valet, body-servant.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

antika (अंतिक).—m A page. a & ad Near.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Antikā (अन्तिका).—

1) An elder sister.

2) An oven, fire-place.

3) Name of a plant (sā-śā-talākhyauṣadhiḥ; Mar. śikekāī).

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Antika (अन्तिक).—a. [antaḥ sāmīpyam asyāstīti matvatharyiḥ ṭhan; according to Nir. from ā-nī; antikaṃ kasmāt ānītaṃ bhavati sannikṛṣṭatvāt]

1) Near, proximate (with gen. or abl. P. II.3.34). वैरमन्तिकमासाद्य यः प्रीतिं कर्तुमिच्छति । मृन्मयस्येव भग्नस्य यथा सन्धिर्न विद्यते (vairamantikamāsādya yaḥ prītiṃ kartumicchati | mṛnmayasyeva bhagnasya yathā sandhirna vidyate) || Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.139.69.

2) Reaching to the end of, reaching to; नासान्तिक (nāsāntika) Manusmṛti 2.46.

3) Lasting till, until; as far as, up to; षट्त्रिंशदाब्दिकं चर्यं गुरौ त्रैवेदिकं व्रतम् (ṣaṭtriṃśadābdikaṃ caryaṃ gurau traivedikaṃ vratam) Manusmṛti 3.1; ग्रहणान्तिकम् (grahaṇāntikam) Y.1.36.

-kam Nearness, proximity, vicinity, presence; न त्यजन्ति ममान्तिकम् (na tyajanti mamāntikam) H. 1.43; oft. in comp.; °न्यस्त (nyasta) R.2.24; [karṇa-°caraḥ] Ś.1.23; सिंहासनान्तिकचरेण सहोपसर्पन् (siṃhāsanāntikacareṇa sahopasarpan) M.1.12 a servant in attendance upon the throne.

-kaḥ A class of two storeyed buildings; Māna.2.94.26-27. -adv. (with abl. or gen. or as last member of comp.) Near (to), in the vicinity; अन्तिकं ग्रामात् -ग्रामस्य वा (antikaṃ grāmāt -grāmasya vā) Sk.; into the presence or proximity of; दूरस्थस्यैत्य चान्तिकम् (dūrasthasyaitya cāntikam) Manusmṛti 2.197; प्रविष्टे पितुर- न्तिकम् (praviṣṭe pitura- ntikam) Rām.; so जनान्तिकम्, मृगान्तिकम् (janāntikam, mṛgāntikam); अन्तिकेन (antikena) near (with gen.) अन्तिकेन ग्रामस्य (antikena grāmasya) P.II.3.35; अन्तिकात् (antikāt) near, closely, within the presence of; from the proximity of, from near, from (abl. or gen. or acc.); °कादागतः (kādāgataḥ) P.VI.2.49; रजःकणैःस्पृशद्भिर्गात्रमन्तिकात् (rajaḥkaṇaiḥspṛśadbhirgātramantikāt) Rām.; क्रीणीयाद्यस्त्वपत्यार्थं मातापित्रोर्यमन्तिकात् (krīṇīyādyastvapatyārthaṃ mātāpitroryamantikāt) Manusmṛti 9.174 from; so नैव प्रवृत्तिं शृणुमस्तयोः कस्यचिदन्तिकाम् (naiva pravṛttiṃ śṛṇumastayoḥ kasyacidantikām) Rām.; अन्तिके (antike) near, closely, in the presence of or proximity of; दूरस्थं चान्तिके च तत् (dūrasthaṃ cāntike ca tat) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 13.15; दमयन्त्यास्तदान्तिके निपेतुः (damayantyāstadāntike nipetuḥ) Nala. 1.22; °के स्त्रियाः (ke striyāḥ) Manusmṛti 2.22.

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Āntikā (आन्तिका).—[antikeva aṇ ṭāp] An elder sister.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Antika (अन्तिक).—(-antika), adj. (from anta; = Pali id.), ending in…: abhisamayāntika, ending in abhisamaya, q.v. (1): °kaṃ kuśalamūlam Mahāvyutpatti 1208; °kaḥ (without noun, context not clear; sc. mārgaḥ?) Mahāvyutpatti 6891; belonging to, related to, connected with, occasioned by, (prakramaṇa-, etc.; corresp. to Pali list Vin. i.256.20 ff.) Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.161.16 ff. For other cpds. see s.v. -aṃśika, and śākhāntika.

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

Antika (अन्तिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Near, proximate. f.

(-kā) 1. An elder sister, (in theatrical language.) See attikā. 2. A fire-place. See andikā. 3. A plant, (Echites scholaris.) See saptalā. n.

(-kaṃ) Vicinity. E. anta the end, and kan affix, i inserted.

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Āntikā (आन्तिका).—f.

(-kā) An elder sister: see antikā.

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

Antika (अन्तिक).—[anti + ka] (from the ved. anti = cf. [Latin] ante, [Gothic.] and, e. g. in and-hafjan, to answer; [New High German.] ant-, ent-, e. g. in ant-worten, ent-gegnen), n. Vicinity, Rājat, 5, 57.

— abl. kāt. Near, with acc. [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 9, 11. From, with gen. [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 174.

— loc. ke. Close to, [Nala] 1, 25. In presence of, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 202.

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

Antika (अन्तिक).—[neuter] vicinity. Acc. near to, towards (cf. janāttikam); [ablative] from near, from, next, close by; [locative] near, in presence of (all with [genetive] or —°).

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

1) Antika (अन्तिक):—[from anta] a etc. See antika, p.45.

2) [from anti] 1. antika mfn. (with [genitive case] or [ablative]) near, proximate, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([Comparative degree] nedīyas, [superlative degree] nediṣṭha)

3) [v.s. ...] n. vicinity, proximity, near e.g. antikastha, remaining near

4) [from anti] n. near, close by

5) [v.s. ...] within the presence of

6) Antikā (अन्तिका):—[from anti] f. an elder sister (in theatrical language; perhaps a corruption of attikā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] a fire-place, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] the plant Echites Scholaris.

9) Antika (अन्तिक):—2. antika mfn. ([from] anta), only ifc. reaching to the end of, reaching to (e.g. nāsāntika, reaching to the nose), lasting till, until.

10) Āntikā (आन्तिका):—f. (= antikā q.v. [under 2. anti]) an elder sister, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Antika (अन्तिक):—I. 1. m. f. n.

(-kaḥ-kā-kam) Near, proximate. Comp. anta, antara, antama, anti, antikatama, antitama, antiya, antya.—The words nedīyas and nediṣṭha are considered as the comparative and superl. of antika.—In the dramas janāntikam ‘what is spoken apart to a person so that none else may hear’ is opposed to svagatam ‘what is spoken to one’s self’. 2. n.

(-kam) Vicinity, neighbourhood. [antikāt forms [tatpurusha compound] compounds with a following kṛt formation in kta (i. e. with a past participle), e. g. antikādāgata;—such a word being a compound, because it has but one accent—; antikam, antikena, antikāt and antike are, besides in their literal acceptations, used like prepositions with a noun following or preceding in the genit. or ablat.; e. g. antikaṃ grāmasya or grāmāt ‘near a village’. The correctness of the restriction enjoined by some grammarians, not to combine the ablat. antikāt with a noun in the ablat., is denied by Patanjali and his comm.; comp. the instance s. v. dūra.—antikāt (lit. from the vicinity of) occurs also in the sense of ‘from’, much in the same manner as the ablat. sakāśāt; e. g. krīṇīyādyastvapatyārthaṃ mātāpitroryamantikāt . sa krītakaḥ &c.; or nāparādhnīdiyaṃ kiṃcidabhraśyatpatyurantikāt. Nb. Words like keśāntika, nāsāntika, grahaṇāntika, āmaraṇāntika, prāṇāntika are not compounds of keśa, nāsā &c. and antika, but deriv. with taddh. aff. ṭhan of keśānta, nāsānta &c.] E. anta or anti, taddh. aff. ṭhan. Ii. f.

(-kā) A fire place, a furnace. Also antī and andikā. E. The native comm. derive it from ant, kṛt aff. ṇvul ‘because it connects with itself the cooking utensils’; but though a similar ellipsis is implied by its synon. adhiśrayaṇī, the same notion might be obtained by connecting its etym. with that of antika. Iii. f.

(-kā) The name of a plant (Echites scholaris), a decoction of which is used for one of the urinary diseases. E. Perhaps from anti Ii., denom. of anta, kṛt aff. ṇvul, the fem. of antaka; compare its synonyme śātalā (probably from the caus. of śad). Iv. f.

(-kā) (In theatrical language.) An elder sister, the same as attikā of which it seems to be, like artikā, a degenerated form.

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

1) Antika (अन्तिक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Near.

2) Antikā (अन्तिका):—(kā) 1. f. An elder sister (theatrically); a fire-place.

3) Āntikā (आन्तिका):—[ā-ntikā] (kā) 1. f. Elder sister.

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

Antika (अन्तिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṃtiya.

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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

Aṃtika (ಅಂತಿಕ):—

1) [noun] nearness; vicinity.

2) [noun] the end; termination.

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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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