Bandhaka, Bamdhaka: 13 definitions

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Bandhaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Bandhaka, as v. l. of vaṭṭaka see aṃsa°. (Page 481)

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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

bandhaka (बंधक).—n S A pledge or pawn.

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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

Bandhaka (बन्धक).—1 One who binds or catches, a binder.

2) A catcher.

3) A band, tie, rope, tether.

4) A dike, bank, dam.

5) A pledge, deposit.

6) A posture of the body.

7) Barter, exchange.

8) A violator, ravisher.

9) A promise.

1) A city.

11) A part or portion (at the end of num. compounds); ऋणं सदश- बन्धकम् (ṛṇaṃ sadaśa- bandhakam) Y.2.76.

-kam 1 Binding, confinement.

2) Pawn, mortgage; L. D. B.

-kī 1 An unchaste woman; न मे त्वया कौमारबन्धक्या प्रयोजनम् (na me tvayā kaumārabandhakyā prayojanam) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 7; Ve.2.

2) A harlot, courtezan; अतः परं स्वैरिणी स्याद्बन्धकी पञ्चमे भवेत् (ataḥ paraṃ svairiṇī syādbandhakī pañcame bhavet) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.123. 77; बलात् धृतोऽसि मयेति बन्धकीधार्ष्ट्यम् (balāt dhṛto'si mayeti bandhakīdhārṣṭyam) K.237; वैयात्यं प्रथयति बन्धकीव योषा (vaiyātyaṃ prathayati bandhakīva yoṣā) Rām. Ch.7.58.

3) A female elephant.

4) A barren woman;

Derivable forms: bandhakaḥ (बन्धकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Bandhaka (बन्धक).—nt., container, case (for holding knives): śastraṃ nāsti, tayā °kaṃ gṛhītam, śastraṃ dattam Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.79.8. Cf. Sanskrit kṣura-bhāṇḍa, Pali khura-bhaṇḍa, razor- case; perhaps read bhāndakam in Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya?

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bandhaka (बन्धक).—n.

(-kaṃ) 1. Exchanging, barter. 2. A city. 3. A binding, 4. Binding, confinement. m.

(-kaḥ) A pledge. f. (-kī) 1. An unchaste woman, a harlot, a wanton. 2. A barren woman. 3. A she-elephant, E. bandh to bind, ṇvul aff. fem. aff. ṅīṣ .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bandhaka (बन्धक).—[bandh + aka], I. n. 1. Binding. 2. Barter. Ii. m. A pledge. Iii. f. . 1. An unchaste woman, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 197. 2. A barren woman. 3. A she elephant.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bandhaka (बन्धक).—[masculine] binder, catcher; rope, halter.

— [feminine] ī an unchaste woman.

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

1) Bandhaka (बन्धक):—[from bandh] m. a binder, one who is employed in binding ([especially] animals), [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] a catcher (See nagaand pāśa-b)

3) [v.s. ...] a violator, ravisher, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a band, tie (See pāśu-b)

5) [v.s. ...] a dam, dike (See jala-b)

6) [v.s. ...] a promise, vow, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] exchanging, barter, [Horace H. Wilson]

8) [v.s. ...] a city, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) [v.s. ...] (ifc. with numerals) a part (See sa-daśa-b)

10) [v.s. ...] m. or n. (?) pledging or a pledge (See sa-b)

11) [from bandh] n. binding, confinement, [Horace H. Wilson]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bandhaka (बन्धक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. Exchanging, barter; a city; confinement. m. A pledge. f. () A harlot; an elephant.

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

Bandhaka (बन्धक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Baṃdhaga.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bandhaka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Baṃdhaka (ಬಂಧಕ):—

1) [adjective] seizing; grasping; holding; catching.

2) [adjective] obstructing; impeding; hindering.

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Baṃdhaka (ಬಂಧಕ):—

1) [noun] the act of catching, imprisoning, etc.

2) [noun] the condition of being tied, fastened.

3) [noun] he who seizes, captures or imprisons.

4) [noun] a raised mound along a water body, checking the flow of water; a bank.

5) [noun] a water tank.

6) [noun] a depositing of an article as a security for the payment of debt or fulfilment of a promise; pledging.

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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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