Cheka: 15 definitions

Introduction:

Cheka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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 Chheka.

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

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

cheka : (adj.) clever; skilful.

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

Cheka, (adj.) 1. clever, skilful, shrewd; skilled in (c. Loc.) Vin.II, 96; M.I, 509; J.I, 290 (aṅga-vijjāya); II, 161, 403; V, 216, 366 (°pāpaka good & bad); VI, 294 (id.); Miln.293.; DA.I, 90; VvA.36, 215; DhA.I, 178.—2. genuine Vism.437 (opp. kūṭa). (Page 277)

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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

chēkā (छेका).—m The stroke, line, cross &c., marking a canceling.

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

chēkā (छेका).—m The stroke, line, &c., marking a cancelling.

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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

Cheka (छेक).—a. [cho-bā° ḍekan Tv.]

1) Tame, domesticated (as a beast).

2) Citizen, town-bred.

3) Shrewd, trained in the acuteness and vice of towns.

-kaḥ 1 A bee.

2) A kind of अनुप्रास (anuprāsa). See below.

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

Cheka (छेक).—adj. (Jain Sanskrit and Pali, clever; also Pali good, Jātaka (Pali) v. 366.27, commentary sundara, opp. pāpaka, of odors), good, proper, seemly: na chekaṃ na pratirūpaṃ Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.96.15.

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

Cheka (छेक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) 1. Tame, domesticated as a bird or beast. 2. Citizen town-bred, rakish, buckish, smart, trained in the acuteness and vice of towns. E. cho to cut, affix ukan, deriv. irr.

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

Cheka (छेक).—[adjective] clever, shrewd.

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

1) Cheka (छेक):—mf(ā)n. clever, shrewd, [Jaina literature] ([Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan ii, 447])

2) domesticated, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) m. a bee, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) = kānuprāsa, [Kāvyaprakāśa ix, 2; Sāhitya-darpaṇa x, 3.]

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

Cheka (छेक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Tame; buckish.

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

Cheka (छेक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Chea.

[Sanskrit to German]

Cheka 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Chēka (ಛೇಕ):—

1) [noun] any domesticated, tamed animal.

2) [noun] a clever, intelligent man.

3) [noun] a man living in a city (as diff. from the one in the countryside).

4) [noun] a man having inclination for fine arts and who can enjoy the subtleties or fineness in them.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

1) Cheka (छेक):—n. 1. stopping; obstruction; barricading; 2. opportunity; occasion; 3. pattern; kind;

2) Chekā (छेका):—n. pl. of छेको [cheko]

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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