Hika, Hīka: 4 definitions
Hika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Hīka (हीक).—A Rākṣasa who lived in the river Vipāśā. He was a companion of another Rākṣasa called Bahi and to them, jointly was born a son called Bāhīka. (Karṇa Parva, Chapter 44, Verse 41).
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Hika (हिक):—n. (with prajāpateḥ) Name of a Sāman, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]
2) Hīka (हीक):—m. Name of a Piśāca, [Mahābhārata]
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Hīka (हीक):—(nf) stench; —[māranā] to stench.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+5): Hakali, Hika gadi, Hikadaca, Hikadem, Hikaduna, Hikakai, Hikal, Hikalabalume, Hikamas, Hikamat, Hikamata, Hikamati, Hikamatprakasha, Hikamattu, Hikamattugara, Hikanem, Hikarane, Hikarasu, Hikarat, Hikarata.
Ends with (+1948): A-cara-siddhika, A-khatva-cullaka-vainashika, A-vara-siddhika, Abaddhika, Abadhika, Abauddhika, Abhashika, Abhavasiddhika, Abhidhopadhika, Abhigrahika, Abhika, Abhilashika, Abhilobhika, Abhimethika, Abhinibodhika, Abhiniveshika, Abhiprayaprakashika, Abhisallekhika, Abhivarshika, Abhiyuktakshika.
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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Alamkaras mentioned by Vamana (by Pratim Bhattacharya)