Ekeka, Eka-eka, Ekaika: 7 definitions


Ekeka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ekeka : (adj.) one by one; each.

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

Ekeka refers to: one by one, each, severally, one to each D.II, 18 (°loma); III, 144 (id.), 157; J.I, 222; DhA.I, 101 (ekekassa no ekekaṃ māsaṃ one month for each of us); II, 114; VvA.256; PvA.42, 43.

Note: ekeka is a Pali compound consisting of the words eka and eka.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ekaika (एकैक).—a. one by one, one taken singly, a single one; एकैकमप्यनर्थाय किमु यत्र चतुष्टयम् (ekaikamapyanarthāya kimu yatra catuṣṭayam) H. Pr.11; R.17.43. (-kam), -एकैकशः (ekaikaśaḥ), ind. one by one, singly, severally एकैकमत्र दिवसे दिवसे (ekaikamatra divase divase) Ś.6.11; °कं निर्दिशन् (kaṃ nirdiśan) Ś.7 pointing to each severally.

Ekaika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms eka and eka (एक).

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

Ekaika (एकैक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Single, one by one E. eka repeated.

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

Ekaika (एकैक).—[adjective] each single or singly (also [plural]); [neuter] [adverb]

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

Ekaika (एकैक):—[from eka] mfn. one by one, single, every single one, [Atharva-veda iii, 28, 1; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata; Manu-smṛti] etc.

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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. 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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