Cakrajivaka, Cakrajīvaka, Cakra-jivaka: 6 definitions

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Cakrajivaka 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cakrajīvaka (चक्रजीवक).—m. a potter.

Derivable forms: cakrajīvakaḥ (चक्रजीवकः).

Cakrajīvaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cakra and jīvaka (जीवक). See also (synonyms): cakrajīvin.

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

Cakrajīvaka (चक्रजीवक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A potter. E. cakra a wheel, and jīvaka who lives by; also cakrajīvin.

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

Cakrajīvaka (चक्रजीवक):—[=cakra-jīvaka] [from cakra] m. ‘living by his wheel’, a potter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Cakrajīvaka (चक्रजीवक):—[cakra-jīvaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. A potter.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Cakrajīvaka (चक्रजीवक):—(cakra + jī) m. Töpfer (von der Scheibe lebend) [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 916.]

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

Cakrajīvaka (चक्रजीवक):—m. Töpfer.

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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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