Antika, aka: Antikā, Āntikā; 8 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Antika (अन्तिक).—A son of Yadu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 43. 7.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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

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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise 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)

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

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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-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) || Mb.12.139.69.

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

3) Lasting till, until; as far as, up to; षट्त्रिंशदाब्दिकं चर्यं गुरौ त्रैवेदिकं व्रतम् (ṣaṭtriṃśadābdikaṃ caryaṃ gurau traivedikaṃ vratam) Ms.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) Ms.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) Ms.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) Bg.13.15; दमयन्त्यास्तदान्तिके निपेतुः (damayantyāstadāntike nipetuḥ) Nala. 1.22; °के स्त्रियाः (ke striyāḥ) Ms.2.22.

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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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