Dhanka, Dhaṅka: 5 definitions
Dhanka 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
dhaṅka : (m.) a crow.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Dhaṅka, (Sk. dhvānkṣa, cp. also dhuṅkṣā) a crow S.I, 207; II, 258; Sn.271=Nd2 420; J.II, 208; V, 107, 270; VI, 452; Pv III, 52 (=kāka PvA.198); VvA.334. (Page 334)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ḍhaṅka (ढंक).—a Disproportionately tall, lofty, large--man, tree, building.
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ḍhāṅka (ढांक).—f a & ad A term of reviling for any (person, tree, building) disproportionately lofty and large, Ex. hī bāyakō kēvaḍhī ḍhāṅka; hēṃ ghara kēvaḍhēṃ ḍhāṅka bāndhalēṃ; āpalīṃ māṇasēṃ thōḍīṃ hyā ḍhāṅka gharāmadhyēṃ kaśīṃ rāhatīla?
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ḍhāṅka (ढांक).—n ḍhāṅkaḷa f C An old and decaying tree: also the dtump or naked stalks and stem remaining (of a little plant). 2 ḍhāṅka is further A stout and rude stick or a detached branch as fit to be planted as a pale or a stake or vine prop.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ḍhaṅka (ढंक).—a Disproportionately tall, lofty.
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ḍhāṅka (ढांक).—n ḍhāṅkaḷa f An old and decaying tree.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ḍhaṅka (ढङ्क):—m. Name of a mountain, [Śatruṃjaya-māhātmya i.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Ends with: Dugdhanka.
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