Itikatha, Iti-katha: 6 definitions


Itikatha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Itikatha (इतिकथ).—a.

1) not fit to be believed, untrustworthy.

2) wicked, lost.

-thā a meaningless or nonsensical talk.

Itikatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms iti and katha (कथ).

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

Itikatha (इतिकथ).—mfn.

(-thaḥ-thā-thaṃ) 1. Unworthy of trust, not fit to be credited. 2. Wicked, lost. f.

(-thā) Unmeaning or nonsensical discourse. E. iti this, so, and kathā a saying.

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

1) Itikatha (इतिकथ):—[=iti-katha] [from iti] mfn. unworthy of trust, not fit to be credited

2) [v.s. ...] wicked, lost

3) Itikathā (इतिकथा):—[=iti-kathā] [from iti-katha > iti] f. unmeaning or nonsensical discourse

4) Itikatha (इतिकथ):—[=iti-katha] [from iti] (for atikatha q.v.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Itikatha (इतिकथ):—[iti-katha] (thaḥ-thā-thaṃ) a. Unworthy of trust; wicked. (thā) f. Nonsense.

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Itikatha 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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