Hasaka, aka: Hāsaka; 2 Definition(s)


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Hāsaka (हासक).—A buffoon, merry-andrew (bhaṇḍa); न नृत्यगीतशीलेषु हासकेषु च धार्मिकः (na nṛtyagītaśīleṣu hāsakeṣu ca dhārmikaḥ) Mb.12.36.37.

Derivable forms: hāsakaḥ (हासकः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hāsaka (हासक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A buffoon. E. hasa to laugh, causal v., van aff.

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