Kakatika, Kakāṭikā: 4 definitions


Kakatika 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

Kakāṭikā (ककाटिका).—A part of the back of the head (ghāṭā); Av.1.2.8.

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

1) Kakāṭikā (ककाटिका):—f. a particular part of the frontal bone, [Atharva-veda x, 2, 8]

2) the back of the neck, [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary] (cf. kṛkāṭikā.)

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Kakatika 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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