Janghakarika, Jangha-karika, Jaṅghākarika, Jaṅghākārika: 3 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Jaṅghākarika.—(HRS), ‘one who pays the royal dues by means of his legs’; ‘one who is liable to compulsory service as a messenger’, according to the Amarakośa. Same as Jaṅghā (q. v.). Note: jaṅghākarika 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 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jaṅghākarika (जङ्घाकरिक) or Jaṅghākārika (जङ्घाकारिक).—a runner, courier, an express. Kau. A.2.1.

Derivable forms: jaṅghākarikaḥ (जङ्घाकरिकः), jaṅghākārikaḥ (जङ्घाकारिकः).

Jaṅghākarika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jaṅghā and karika (करिक). See also (synonyms): jaṅghākara, jaṅghākarikāra.

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

Jaṅghākārika (जङ्घाकारिक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A courier, a runner, an express. E. jaṅghā a leg, and kara a toll, affix ṭhan; who levies a toll by his legs.

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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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