Caturthika, Cāturthika: 6 definitions
Caturthika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturthika.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
cāturthika (चातुर्थिक).—m (S) The fourth day ague, quartan. See jvaraSource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
cāturthika (चातुर्थिक).—n The fourth day ague.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Cāturthika (चातुर्थिक).—a. (-kī f.) [चतुर्थे अह्नि भवः ठक् वुञ् वा (caturthe ahni bhavaḥ ṭhak vuñ vā)]
1) Quartan, occurring every fourth day.
-kaḥ A quartan ague.
See also (synonyms): cāturthaka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kā) A Pala. E. kan fem. form added to caturtha.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cāturthika (चातुर्थिक).—[adjective] appearing every fourth day; [substantive] the quartan ague.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Caturthikā (चतुर्थिका):—[from caturthaka > catasṛ] f. a weight of 4 Karṣas, [Śārṅgadhara-saṃhitā i, 24; Aṣṭāṅga-hṛdaya v, 6, 27.]
2) Cāturthika (चातुर्थिक):—[from cātura] mfn. ([from] caturtha) idem, [Lāṭyāyana vii, 7, 29; Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa [Scholiast or Commentator]]
3) [v.s. ...] m. a quartan ague, [Horace H. Wilson]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Caturthikarman.
Ends with: Vivahacaturthika.
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