Atka: 8 definitions
Atka 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Atka (अत्क).—[atati gacchati satataṃ vikṛtiṃ, panthānaṃ &c. at -kan kittvam Uṇādi-sūtra 3.43.]
1) A traveller.
2) A limb or member (of the body).
3) (Ved.) Water, lightning, garment, armour (?).
4) Corner of a house (See akka above)
Derivable forms: atkaḥ (अत्कः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tkaḥ) A limb, a member of the body. mfn.
(-tkaḥ-tkā-tkaṃ) A traveller. E. ata to go, and kan Unā1di aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Atka (अत्क).—[masculine] garment, veil; lightning.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Atka (अत्क):—[from at] a See sub voce
2) b m. (√at) a traveller, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) a limb or member, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) armour, mail, garment, [Ṛg-veda]
5) [according to] to some also = tejas.
6) Name of an Asura, [Ṛg-veda]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Atka (अत्क):—I. m. f. n.
(-kaḥ-kā-kam) A traveller. Ii. m.
(-kaḥ) 1) A limb, a member of the body.
2) (ved.) Moisture, fluid.
3) (ved.) Armour, mail.
4) (ved.) Thunderbolt. lightning(?).
5) (ved.) The name of an Asura, a synonyme of Vṛtra. E. at, uṇ. aff. kan.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Atka (अत्क):—(tkaḥ) 1. m. A limb.
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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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Ends with (+87): Abhimadyatka, Adatka, Aghashatka, Amivatka, Amnayashatka, Amvaratka, Anatka, Angashatka, Anupanatka, Aparaddhaprishatka, Aratka, Arcatka, Arishatka, Atmashatka, Aupanishatka, Avadhutashatka, Avasthashatka, Avatka, Bahutavatka, Bhavatka.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 10.49.3 < [Sukta 49]
Rig Veda 5.74.5 < [Sukta 74]
Rig Veda 6.29.3 < [Sukta 29]
Cosmetics, Costumes and Ornaments in Ancient India (by Remadevi. O.)
2.1. Upper Garments (j): Atka (male costume) < [Chapter 2 - Costumes]
3.5. Dress Making: Embroidery < [Chapter 2 - Costumes]
3.2. Dress Making: Stitching or Sewing < [Chapter 2 - Costumes]
Soma in Vedic Mythology and Ritual (study) (by Anjana Chakraborty)