Hakkara, Hakkāra: 7 definitions



Hakkara 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

hakkāra (हक्कार).—m S (Imit.) Calling, bawling or crying to.

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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

Hakkāra (हक्कार).—Calling; L. D. B. (Mar. hākārā).

Derivable forms: hakkāraḥ (हक्कारः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Hakkāra (हक्कार).—m., rarely nt. (onomatopoetic; compare hākkāra, hikkāra; not related to AMg., [Jaina Māhārāṣṭrī] hakkai, hakkārai, on which see Edgerton, Indian Studies in honor of C.R. Lanman, 29), designates a sound of joy, approbation, admiration, and especially applause; often followed by hikkāra: janakāyasya hakkāra-hikkāra-bherīmṛdaṅgamarupaṇava- śaṅkhasaṃninādena Mahāvastu i.259.11; nearly the same phrase, ii.180.8; 444.1; iii.114.5 (mss. hakkāra-pikkāra°); 443.13 (mss. here hikkāra-pikkāra°); mahājanakāyena °ro (ap- plause) mukto ii.75.4, similarly 15; 76.11 (°raṃ muktaṃ, n. sg., as if nt.), 13 (id.); °ra-sahasrāṇi (applause) ii.458.6; iii.116.7, 10, 11; °ro dinno iii.38.12; °raṃ (acc.) ca kṣipan- tānāṃ 57.18, and (of them) clapping applause; hakkāra- kilikilāni 312.13, of applause, compare hikkāra.

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Hākkāra (हाक्कार).—q.v., sound of admiration or applause: udānam udānayan °raṃ kurvan Gaṇḍavyūha 99.22 (prose), cited Śikṣāsamuccaya 36.11.

Hākkāra can also be spelled as Hakkāra (हक्कार).

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

Hakkāra (हक्कार).—m.

(-raḥ) Calling, calling to. E. hak sound of calling, kāra making.

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

Hakkāra (हक्कार):—[=hak-kāra] [from hak] m. making the sound hak, calling, calling to, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Hakkāra (हक्कार):—(raḥ) 1. m. Calling to.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Hakkāra (हक्कार):—m. das Anrufen [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 81.] [ŚABDĀRTHAK.] bei [WILSON.]

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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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