Dhakk, Ḍhakk: 8 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Dhakk 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Ḍhakk (ढक्क्) in Prakrit (or Ḍhaṅk in Sanskrit) refers to a “cover, close”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).— (CDIAL 5574; Jacobi 1886 p. 112; Williams 1959 p. 362; JOIB XV p. 435).

context information

Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhakk (धक्क्).—1 U. (dhakkayati-te) To destroy or annihilate.

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

Dhakk (धक्क्).—[dhakka] r. 10th cl. (dhakkayati-te) To destroy or annihilate. curā0 ubha0 saka0 seṭ .

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

Dhakk (धक्क्).—i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] To destroy.

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

Dhakk (धक्क्):—[class] 10. [Parasmaipada] dhakkayati, to destroy, annihilate, [Dhātupāṭha xxxii, 55.]

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

Dhakk (धक्क्):—(ka) dhakkayati 10. a. To destroy.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Dhakk (धक्क्):—, dhakkayati zu Grunde richten [DHĀTUP. 32, 55.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Dhakk (धक्क्):—, dhakkayati(nāśane.)

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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