Chakka, Chakkadi: 9 definitions


Chakka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Chhakka.

Ambiguity: Although Chakka has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Cakka.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Chakka [ചക്ക] in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Artocarpus heterophyllus from the Moraceae (Mulberry) family having the following synonyms: Artocarpus integer, Artocarpus integrifolia, Artocarpus jaca. For the possible medicinal usage of chakka, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Chakka in India is the name of a plant defined with Artocarpus integrifolius 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 integrifolia L.f..

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Supplementum Plantarum Systematis Vegetabilium Editionis Decimae Tertiae (1782)

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

chakka : (nt.) a set of six.

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

Chakka, (nt.) (fr. cha) set of six Vism.242 (meda° & mutta°). (Page 273)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

chakka (छक्क).—a (cakita S) Lost in wonder, wonder-struck.

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chakkā (छक्का).—m ( H) The six of a suit at cards. 2 A throw of six with dice. 3 An aggregate of six (i. e. of six sheets of paper, of six rupees, of six fruits &c.) 4 Abridged from chakkāpañjā q. v. infra.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

chakka (छक्क).—a Wonder-struck.

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chakkā (छक्का).—m The six of a suit of cards. Aggregate of six.

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Chakkā (छक्का) [Also spelled chhakka]:—(nm) a set of six; sixer (in cricket); the sixth in a pack of cards; the six (at dice, etc.); -[paṃjā] manoeuvrings, tactical moves; [chakke chūṭanā] to lose the six senses, to be at one’s wit’s end; to be demoralised, [chakke chuḍānā] to give one his gruel, to smite hip and thigh, to out-manoeuvre, to demoralise, to force out of gear.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Chakka (छक्क) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ṣaṭka.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Chakka (ಛಕ್ಕ):—

1) [noun] the symbol for the number six.

2) [noun] in the game of dice, a score of six.

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Chakkaḍi (ಛಕ್ಕಡಿ):—[noun] any of various small, strong, two-wheeled vehicles drawn by an ox or usu. two oxen.

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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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