Caturdashika, Cāturdaśika: 3 definitions


Caturdashika 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.

The Sanskrit term Cāturdaśika can be transliterated into English as Caturdasika or Caturdashika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturdashika.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cāturdaśika (चातुर्दशिक).—One who studies on the fourteenth day of a lunar fortnight (that being a day of anadhyāya q. v.).

Derivable forms: cāturdaśikaḥ (चातुर्दशिकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Cāturdaśika (चातुर्दशिक).—nt., food given on the festival of the 14th (lunar day): Mahāvyutpatti 5759; Bhikṣuṇī-karmavācanā 23a.3 (see s.v. āṣṭamika).

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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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