Arcika, Ārcika, Ārcīka: 4 definitions
Arcika 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Archika.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ārcika (आर्चिक).—a. (-kī f.) [ऋचि भवः, ऋचो व्याख्यानो ग्रन्थो वा ठञ् (ṛci bhavaḥ, ṛco vyākhyāno grantho vā ṭhañ)] Relating to the Ṛigveda, or explaining it.
-kam An epithet of the Sāma-Veda.
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Ārcīka (आर्चीक).—a. [ṛcīke parvate bhavaḥ aṇ] Beloning to the ऋचीक (ṛcīka) mountain.
-kaḥ The mountain ऋचीक (ṛcīka).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ārcika (आर्चिक):—[from ārca] mfn. relating to the Ṛg-veda or connected with a Ṛc-verse
2) [v.s. ...] n. Name of the Sāma-veda.
3) Ārcīka (आर्चीक):—m. [patronymic] of Jamad-agni, [Bālarāmāyaṇa]
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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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