Asthika, Āsthika: 9 definitions


Asthika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āsthika (आस्थिक).—a S āsthēkarī m āsthēvāīka a Careful or concerned about; zealous, ardent, warmly engaged or interested.

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

āsthika (आस्थिक).—n Careful about. Zealous.

context information

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

Asthika (अस्थिक).—n.

(-kaṃ) A bone. E. kan added to the last.

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

Asthika (अस्थिक).—[asthi + ka], 1. n. A small bone, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 23. 2. A substitute for asthi, when latter part of comp. adj., e. g. an-, Boneless, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 275. dṛḍha -gulpha-śirā-, adj. Having strong ancles, nerves, and bones, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 32, 11.

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

Asthika (अस्थिक):—[from asthi] n. ([gana] yāvādi q.v.) a bone [generally only ifc. f(ā). e.g. [Rāmāyaṇa; Yājñavalkya iii, 89]; cf. an-asthika sub voce an-astha].

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

Asthika (अस्थिक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. Idem.

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

Āsthika (आस्थिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aṭṭhiya, Atthiya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Asthika in German

context information

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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