Aryyaka, Āryyaka: 1 definition
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āryyaka (आर्य्यक) or Āryaka.—m.
(-kaḥ) 1. A grandfather. 2. Any respectable man. n.
(-kaṃ) The vessel, &c. used in sacrifices made to the manes. f. (āryakā or āryikā) A respectable woman. E. ārya respectable, &c. and vun aff.
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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