Icchaka: 10 definitions

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Icchaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, biology. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Ichchhaka.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Icchaka [इच्छक] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Citrus medica L. from the Rutaceae (Lemon) family having the following synonyms: Citrus bicolor, Citrus cedra, Citrus limetta, Citrus limetta. For the possible medicinal usage of icchaka, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

icchaka : (adj.) one who desires.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Icchaka, (-°) (adj.) (fr. iccha) wishing, desirous, only in nt. adv. yad-icchikaṃ (and yen°) after one’s wish or liking M.III, 97; A.III, 28. (Page 117)

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Icchaka (इच्छक).—See under इष् (iṣ).

See also (synonyms): icchā.

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Icchaka (इच्छक).—Name of a tree, the citron.

Derivable forms: icchakaḥ (इच्छकः).

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Icchaka (इच्छक).—a. Wishing, desiring &c.

-kaḥ 1 (In Arith.) The sum sought.

2) Name of a tree; Shaddock, which is a large species of orange; citrus, Medica (Mar. mahāḷuṃga).

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

Icchaka (इच्छक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Wishing, desirous. m.

(-kaḥ) 1. Citron, (Citrus medica.) 2. (In arithmetic,) Demand, the sun sought. E. icchā wish, and vun aff.

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

1) Icchaka (इच्छक):—1. icchaka m. the citron, Citrus Medica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) 2. icchaka icchā, etc. See p. 169, col. 1.

3) [from iṣ] a mfn. wishing, desirous of (cf. yathecchakam)

4) [v.s. ...] m. Citrus Medica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] (in [arithmetic]) the sum or result sought, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Icchaka (इच्छक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Wishing. m. Citron; the sum sought.

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Icchaka 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

Icchaka (ಇಚ್ಛಕ):—[noun] (arith.) the desired term that is to be found out.

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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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