Bhaikshajivika, Bhaikṣajīvikā, Bhaiksha-jivika: 7 definitions

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Bhaikshajivika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Bhaikṣajīvikā can be transliterated into English as Bhaiksajivika or Bhaikshajivika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhaikṣajīvikā (भैक्षजीविका).—f S bhaikṣacaryā f S Living upon alms; eleemosynary subsistence; mendicancy.

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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

[«previous next»] — Bhaikshajivika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhaikṣajīvikā (भैक्षजीविका).—f. mendicancy.

Bhaikṣajīvikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhaikṣa and jīvikā (जीविका). See also (synonyms): bhaikṣavṛtti.

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

Bhaikṣajīvikā (भैक्षजीविका).—f.

(-kā) Living upon alms, begging, mendicancy. E. bhaikṣa aggregate alms, jīvikā livelihood.

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

Bhaikṣajīvikā (भैक्षजीविका):—[=bhaikṣa-jīvikā] [from bhaikṣa] f. subsisting by alms or charity, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Bhaikṣajīvikā (भैक्षजीविका):—[bhaikṣa-jīvikā] (kā) 1. f. Living upon alms.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bhaikṣajīvikā (भैक्षजीविका):—[(bhaikṣa + jī)] f. Lebensunterhalt von Almosen [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 7, 28.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Bhaikṣajīvikā (भैक्षजीविका):—f. ein Lebensunterhalt durch Almosen.

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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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