Chagalaka, Chāgalaka: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Chagalaka 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 Chhagalaka.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Chagalaka in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Chāgalaka (छागलक) refers to a type of fish whose meat (māṃsa) is classified as “aquatic” (apcara) according to the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—The text [māṃsa-prakaraṇa] says the three fold division of meat [such as aquatic (apcara)...]. Here different types of meat and their properties are discussed in detail. The aquatic animals are [viz., chāgalaka].

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

chagalaka : (m.) a he-goat.

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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»] — Chagalaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Chagalaka (छगलक).—A goat.

Derivable forms: chagalakaḥ (छगलकः).

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

Chāgalaka (छागलक).—adj. (to Sanskrit °la), of a goat: °ka dṛti, goatskin bag, MPS 7.5.

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

Chagalaka (छगलक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A goat. E. kan added to the preceding.

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

1) Chagalaka (छगलक):—[from chaga] m. a he-goat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Chāgalaka (छागलक):—[from chāga] m. a kind of fish, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Chagalaka (छगलक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A goat.

[Sanskrit to German]

Chagalaka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Chagalaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Chagalaka (ಛಗಲಕ):—[noun] = ಛಗ [chaga].

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Chagaḷaka (ಛಗಳಕ):—[noun] = ಛಗ [chaga].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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