Chaka: 4 definitions
Chaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi, biology. 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 Chhaka.
Ambiguity: Although Chaka has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Caka.
India history and geographySource: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales
Chaka refers to “A male sparrow”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Chaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Artocarpus heterophyllus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Artocarpus maximus Blanco (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· Supplementum Plantarum Systematis Vegetabilium Editionis Decimae Tertiae (1782)
· Interpr. Rumphius Herbarium Amboinenese (1917)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1996)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1789)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Chaka, for example extract dosage, diet and recipes, side effects, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, health benefits, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Chaka (छक).—(nt.; = Pali id., Childers and Geiger 40.1a; only chakana reported in Pali literature; = Sanskrit śakṛt), dung: in Mahāvastu ii.71.14 (verse) read chaka-mūtram eva sṛjaṃ (= sṛjan, pres. pple.) for Senart charda-gūtham…mss. chada-mūrtam, or chanda-mūrtem); my reading is proved by the corresponding prose 70.9 uccāra-prasrāvaṃ muñca- māno.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Chāka (छाक) [Also spelled chhaak]:—(nf) mid-day meals (for outdoor workers).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+26): Chaka-chaka, Chakachakya, Chakada, Chakadaabhjee, Chakadabheda, Chakadabhegi, Chakadem, Chakadi, Chakadicem Mapa, Chakafum, Chakah, Chakai, Chakaifu, Chakala, Chakalaka, Chakalli, Chakana, Chakanati, Chakanem, Chakanna.
Ends with (+209): Abhrapishachaka, Acchaka, Alochaka, Amlapanchaka, Angulipanchaka, Anguripanchaka, Anicchaka, Anichaka, Anthrapachaka, Antrapachaka, Anushochaka, Anusuchaka, Archaka, Arochaka, Ashtunchaka, Ashvapucchaka, Asipucchaka, Asitapucchaka, Atirechaka, Atmavanchaka.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Chaka, Chāka; (plurals include: Chakas, Chākas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Vernacular architecture of Assam (by Nabajit Deka)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria (by Lewis Spence)