Halika: 14 definitions

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Halika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Halika (हलिक).—A prominent nāga born in the Kaśyapa dynasty. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 15).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Halika (हलिक).—The kingdom of the.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 144. 57.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Halika (हलिक) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.31.15, I.35, VIII.30.44) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Halika) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Hālika.—(LL), a ploughman (Ep. Ind., Vol. XV, p. 274 and note). Note: hālika is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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Hālikā.—(EI 15), feminine form of Hālika, ‘an agriculturist or ploughman’. Note: hālikā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hālika (हालिक).—a S Relating to ploughing or a plough, aratory.

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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

Halika (हलिक).—A ploughman.

Derivable forms: halikaḥ (हलिकः).

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Hālika (हालिक).—[halena khanati halaḥ praharaṇamasya tasyedaṃ vā ṭhak ṭhañ vā]

1) A ploughman, an agriculturist; कस्मिश्चिंदधिष्ठाने हालिक- दपम्तो प्रतिवसतः स्म (kasmiściṃdadhiṣṭhāne hālika- dapamto prativasataḥ sma) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 4.92/93.

2) One that draws a plough (as a plough-ox).

3) One who fights with a plough. -a. Relating or belonging to a plough; P.IV. 3.124.

Derivable forms: hālikaḥ (हालिकः).

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

Hālika (हालिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Belonging or relating to a plough, as a ploughman, cattle, &c. E. hala a plough, ṭhañ or ṭhak aff.

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

Hālika (हालिक).—i. e. hala + ika, adj. Belonging or relating to a plough, as a cultivator, a peasant, [Pañcatantra] 225, 22; cattle.

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

Hālika (हालिक).—[masculine] ploughman.

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

1) Halika (हलिक):—[from hal] m. a ploughman, husbandman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a serpent-demon, [Mahābhārata]

3) Hālika (हालिक):—[from hal] mfn. relating or belonging to a plough, [Pāṇini 4-3, 124]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a ploughman, agriculturist, [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Pañcatantra]

5) [v.s. ...] a slaughterer (used in explaining go-vikarta), [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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

Hālika (हालिक):—[(kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a.] Belonging to a plough, as a ploughman, &c.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Hālika (हालिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Halia, Haliā, Hāliyā.

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Halika in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Halika (ಹಲಿಕ):—[noun] = ಹಲಿ [hali]2 - 3.

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Hālika (ಹಾಲಿಕ):—[adjective] relating to, cut or turned up by, a plough.

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Hālika (ಹಾಲಿಕ):—[noun] a man whose occupation is agriculture; a farmer.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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