Bhanika, Bhāṇikā: 5 definitions


Bhanika 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhāṇikā (भाणिका).—A species of dramatic composition; in it only one character is introduced on the stage which supplies the place of interlocutors by a copious use of आकाशभाषित (ākāśabhāṣita) q. v.; भाणः स्याद्धर्तचरितो नानावस्थान्तरा- त्मकः । एकाङ्क एक एवात्र निपुणः पण्डितो विटः (bhāṇaḥ syāddhartacarito nānāvasthāntarā- tmakaḥ | ekāṅka eka evātra nipuṇaḥ paṇḍito viṭaḥ) || S. D.513; see the next stanzas also; e. g. वसन्ततिलक, मुकुन्दानन्द, लीलामधुकर (vasantatilaka, mukundānanda, līlāmadhukara) &c.

See also (synonyms): bhāṇa.

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

Bhāṇikā (भाणिका).—f.

(-kā) A comic drama in one act. E. bhāṇa and kan dimin. aff.

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

Bhāṇikā (भाणिका):—[from bhāṇaka > bhāṇa] f. a kind of dramatic performance, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa] (cf. bhāṇa and, [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 472]).

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

Bhāṇikā (भाणिका):—(kā) 1. m. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhanika 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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