Ayacaka, Āyācaka, Ayācaka: 5 definitions
Ayacaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 Ayachaka.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
āyācaka : (adj.) petitioner; applicant.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Āyācaka, (adj. -n.) (fr. ā + yāc) one who begs or prays, petitioner Miln. 129. (Page 105)
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ayācaka (अयाचक).—a. One who does not ask or solicit.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kāḥ-kā-kaṃ) One who does not ask or solicit. E. a neg. yācaka who solicits.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ayācaka (अयाचक):—[=a-yācaka] mfn. (√yāc), ‘one who does not ask or solicit’ [a misspelling for a-pācaka, [Boehtlingk’s Sanskrit-Woerterbuch in kuerzerer fassung]] [Mahābhārata xii, 342.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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