Atiriktaka: 1 definition


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[«previous next»] — Atiriktaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Atiriktaka (अतिरिक्तक).—adj., completely (miserably?) empty; in this sense (ati plus rikta, empty) nowhere recorded, either with or without suffixal -ka (pejorative?). Otherwise Sanskrit atirikta, and Pali atiritta(ka), are pples. of ati plus ric- and mean left over, excessive, superfluous or the like: Kāśyapo ca Pūraṇo 'tiriktakena pātreṇa nirdhāvati Mahāvastu ii.207.2 (whereas the Bodhisattva received a bowl full of delicacies).

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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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