Caturangika, Catur-angika, Caturaṅgika: 3 definitions



Caturangika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 Chaturangika.

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Caturangika in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

caturaṅgika : (adj.) consisting of four divisions.

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

Caturaṅgika=prec. Dhs. 147, 157, 397; KhA 85; Sdhp. 58;

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Caturaṅgika (चतुरङ्गिक).—A kind of horse, having four curls on the forehead; यस्य ललाटे भ्रमरचतुष्टयं स चतुरङ्किको नाम (yasya lalāṭe bhramaracatuṣṭayaṃ sa caturaṅkiko nāma) | Śālihotra of Bhoj.25.

Derivable forms: caturaṅgikaḥ (चतुरङ्गिकः).

Caturaṅgika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms catur and aṅgika (अङ्गिक).

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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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