Avaka, Āvaka, Avakā: 9 definitions


Avaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āvaka (आवक).—a ( H To come.) Come, arrived, received, inward;--used of letters and official documents or books. Opp. to jāvaka That is to go or to be despatched, outward.

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

āvaka (आवक).—a Come, arrived. Inward.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avakā (अवका).—A grassy plant (śaivāla) growing in marshy land.

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Āvaka (आवक).—a. [av-ṇvul] Protecting.

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

1) Avaka (अवक):—m. a grassy plant growing in marshy land (Blyxa Octandra Rich., otherwise called Śaivāla), [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]

2) Avakā (अवका):—[from avaka] f. ([gana] kṣipakādi q.v.) idem, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa etc.]

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

Avaka (अवक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avaga.

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Avaka in German

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Āvaka (आवक) [Also spelled avak]:—(nm) arrivals, incoming (goods, things, etc).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āvaka (ಆವಕ):—[noun] = ಆವಕ್ [avak].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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