Danaka, Daṇakā, Dānaka: 8 definitions


Danaka 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

daṇakā (दणका).—m (daṇa!) A blow or stroke, esp. a sounding one. 2 A busy, lively, noisy scene gen.; any riot or tumult; any noisy sport or festivity; the banging, pealing, rattling (of musical instruments, cannon, musketry &c.) 3 Public rumor or report; noisedness abroad. da0 mājaṇēṃ To kick up a row; to turn up a dust. da0 māraṇēṃ To make mighty efforts; to contend vigorously (esp. against odds and without success). daṇakyācēṃ lagna A marriage celebrated with tumultuous pomp.

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danakā (दनका).—&c. See under daṇa.

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

daṇakā (दणका).—m kēṃ n A blow. A busy scene; any riot, tumult; any noisy sport or festivity.

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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

Dānaka (दानक).—A mean or unworthy gift.

Derivable forms: dānakam (दानकम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Dānakā (दानका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a bhāṇikā, by Rūpagosvāmin. Mentioned in Vaiṣṇavatoṣiṇī L. 2125. See Dānakelikaumudī.

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

1) Dānaka (दानक):—[from ] n. a paltry gift

2) Dānakā (दानका):—[from dānaka > dā] f. a [particular] coin = 4 Paṇa [Scholiast or Commentator]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a drama.

[Sanskrit to German]

Danaka in German

context information

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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Danaka (दनक):—n. a hard blow; beating;

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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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