Ganacakraka, Gaṇacakraka, Gana-cakraka: 3 definitions

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Ganacakraka 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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gaṇacakraka (गणचक्रक).—a dinner eaten in common by a party of virtuous men.

Derivable forms: gaṇacakrakam (गणचक्रकम्).

Gaṇacakraka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇa and cakraka (चक्रक).

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

Gaṇacakraka (गणचक्रक).—n.

(-kaṃ) A dinner in common by a party of virtuous men. E. gaṇa a number, cakra a wheel or circle, and kan aff.

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

Gaṇacakraka (गणचक्रक):—[=gaṇa-cakraka] [from gaṇa > gaṇ] n. a guild dinner, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, 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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