Bijaka, Bījaka: 8 definitions


Bijaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bījaka.—cf. bījak (EI 9), an inscribed stone or an inscription. Note: bījaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Bījaka, (fr. bīja) scion, offspring Vin. III, 18.—nīla° a waterplant Vin. III, 276 (C. on Vin. III, 177). (Page 488)

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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

bījaka (बीजक).—n (S) A label or ticket (of the price, quantity &c.) put into or on bales or bags; a list, an invoice.

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

bījaka (बीजक).—n A list. A label. Invoice; bill (of sale &c.).

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bījaka (बीजक).—1 The citron tree.

2) A lemon or citron.

3) Various fruit abounding in seeds (bījapracuraphalaviśeṣā dāḍimādayaḥ); Rām.2.94.9.

4) The position of the arms of a child at birth.

-kam 1 Seed.

2) A list.

Derivable forms: bījakaḥ (बीजकः).

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

Bījaka (बीजक).—[masculine] a citron; [neuter] seed.

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

1) Bījaka (बीजक):—[from bīja] n. seed, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] a list, [Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Citrus Medica, [Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] a citron or lemon, [Suśruta]

5) [v.s. ...] Terminalia Tomentosa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] the position of the arms of a child at birth, [Suśruta; Bhāvaprakāśa]

7) [v.s. ...] Name of a [poetry or poetic]

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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. 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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