Hakka: 7 definitions



Hakka 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

hakka (हक्क).—m n ( A) Right, title, justness of claim or pretension. 2 The share or portion due (of the revenue or of the crops) of the hereditary district or village officers (viz. of dēśamukha, dēśapāṇḍyā, śēṭyā, mahājana &c.) 3 fig. Province, peculiar office or business. Ex. jhāḍāṃvara caḍhaṇēṃ hā vānarācā hakka āhē. hakāṭakānta yēṇēṃ (Here one ka of hakka is dropped euphoniӔ gratiâ, and ṭakā is formed by reduplication. ) To come or fall into one's grasp, clutches, reach; also into one's sphere, province, range; also into or under one's power, capability, competency, means. 2 To come into the approbation or favorable consideration of: also to come within the calculation of. Sometimes however there is hakkāṭakkānta or hakkāṭakkāsa yēṇēṃ To come or fall &c. Also hakkāṭakkānta -jāṇēṃ -gujaraṇēṃ -urakaṇēṃ -aṭapaṇēṃ -maraṇēṃ To pass away or die in the plenitude of one's life and vigor. hakka hōṇēṃ (Used by or of Muhammadans. ) To die.

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

hakka (हक्क).—m n Right, justness of claim. Pro- vince. hakka sāṅgaṇēṃ Claim.

context information

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

Hakka (हक्क).—The calling of elephants.

-kkā An owl.

Derivable forms: hakkaḥ (हक्कः).

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

Hakka (हक्क).—m.

(-kkaḥ) The calling of elephants. E. hak imitative sound, kai to utter, ḍa aff.

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

1) Hakka (हक्क):—[from hak] m. calling to an elephant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Hakkā (हक्का):—[from hakka > hak] f. an owl, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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

Hakka (हक्क):—(kkaḥ) 1. m. The call of elephants.

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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 (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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