Atikala, Atikāla: 5 definitions



Atikala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Atikal.

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Atikala in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Atikāla, (ati + kāla) in Instr. atikālena adv. in very good time very early Vin. I, 70 (+ atidivā). (Page 18)

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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

atikāla (अतिकाल).—m (S) Time overlapsed or far advanced; lateness through postponement or delay; lateness gen.

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

atikāla (अतिकाल).—m Lateness through postpone- ment or delay.

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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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Atikāla (अतिकाल).—(= Pali id.), too early time; compare ativikāla; na cātikāle (v.l. °laṃ) na cātivikāle (v.l. °laṃ) Mahāvastu iii.255.14, not too early and not too late; iii.414.5 (mss. nānyātikāle).

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Atikala in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Atikāla (अतिकाल) [Also spelled atikal]:—(nm) delay.

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