Caitraka: 7 definitions

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Caitraka 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chaitraka.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Caitraka in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Caitraka (चैत्रक).—A tīrtha.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 110. 2.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Caitraka (चैत्रक).—The month चैत्र (caitra).

Derivable forms: caitrakaḥ (चैत्रकः).

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

Caitraka (चैत्रक).—m.

(-kaḥ) The month Chaitra. E. kan added to the preceding; also caitrika.

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

1) Caitraka (चैत्रक):—[from caitra] m. = trika, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a warrior tribe, [Pāṇini 6-2, 34; Kāśikā-vṛtti]

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

Caitraka (चैत्रक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. The month Chaitra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Caitraka 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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