Chatraka, Chatrāka, Chātraka: 7 definitions


Chatraka 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 Chhatraka.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Chatrāka (छत्राक) is a Sanskrit word referring to the “mushroom”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti.

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

chatrāka (छत्राक).—n S A mushroom, Agaricus campestris: also a toadstool.

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

chatrāka (छत्राक).—a A mushroom.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Chatraka (छत्रक).—

1) A temple in honour of Śiva.

2) A beehive of a conical form.

3) A king-fisher.

-trikā Mushroom.

-kam A mushroom.

Derivable forms: chatrakaḥ (छत्रकः).

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Chatrāka (छत्राक).—A mushroom; Manusmṛti 5.19; V. .176; also छत्राकी-कम् (chatrākī-kam).

Derivable forms: chatrākaḥ (छत्राकः).

See also (synonyms): chatrā.

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Chātraka (छात्रक).—Honey in the comb or hive.

Derivable forms: chātrakam (छात्रकम्).

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

Chatraka (छत्रक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A king-fisher 2. A mushroom. 3. A shrub, commonly Kuliya-k'hara. 4. A small vaulted temple, in honour of a deity. 5. A beehive of a conical or umbrella form. E. kan added to the preceding. E. chatram iva kāyati kai-ka .

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Chatrāka (छत्राक).—n.

(-kaṃ) A mushroom. f. (-kī) A plant, commonly Rasna: see rāslā. E. chatra a parasol, and ak to go, to resemble; affixes aṇ and ṅīṣ . chatrā atichatrā iva kāyati kai-ka .

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Chātraka (छात्रक).—n.

(-kaṃ) Honey in the comb or hive. E. chatraka a hive, and aṇ aff.

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

1) Chatraka (छत्रक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A kingfisher; a shrub; any thing of a conical form.

2) Chatrāka (छत्राक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. A mushroom.

3) Chātraka (छात्रक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. Honey in the comb.

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Chatraka (ಛತ್ರಕ):—[noun] = ಛತ್ರ [chatra]2 - 1 & 3.

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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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