Chayanataka, Chāyānāṭaka: 5 definitions
Chayanataka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Chhayanataka.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Chāyānāṭaka (छायानाटक).—[neuter] a kind of drama.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Chāyānāṭaka (छायानाटक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Viṭṭhala. Bik. 251.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Chāyānāṭaka (छायानाटक):—[=chāyā-nāṭaka] [from chāyā > chāya] n. a small drama or one imitative of another (as the Dhūtāṅgada).
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Chāyānāṭaka (छायानाटक):—n. [Oxforder Handschriften 139,b,9.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Chāyānāṭaka (छायानाटक):—n. eine Art Schauspiel.
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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