Kathanaka, Kathānaka: 11 definitions
Kathanaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Kathanak.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kathānaka (कथानक).—n S A tale, fable, story.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kathānaka (कथानक).—n A tale, fable, story. A plot of a play or novel.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kathānaka (कथानक).—A small tale; e. g. Vetālapañchaviṃśati.
Derivable forms: kathānakam (कथानकम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kathānaka (कथानक).—[kath + āna + ka], n. A little tale, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 15, 13.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kathānaka (कथानक).—[neuter] a short tale or story.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kathānaka (कथानक):—[from kath] n. a little tale, [Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi etc.]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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
Kathānaka (कथानक) [Also spelled kathanak]:—(nm) the plot.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kathānaka (ಕಥಾನಕ):—[noun] a story a) an account of imaginary or past events; a narrative, tale or anecdote; b) a fictitious literary composition in prose or poetry, shorter than a novel; narrative; tale; c) the narrative or plot of a novel or play etc.; storyline.
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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Ends with: Campakashreshthikathanaka, Champaka-shreshthikathanaka, Ekadashyutpattikathanaka, Kalakacharya-kathanaka, Mahabharatakathanaka, Mrigavyadhakathanaka, Savitrivratakathanaka, Tripancashatkriyakathanaka, Uttama-charitra-kathanaka.
Full-text (+119): Vaijnanashalika, Sadharita, Savahita, Sarasari, Mrigopakhyana, Kadashaya, Shuddhatva, Sattragara, Mahebhya, Ashvavahyali, Guptikri, Campakashreshthikathanaka, Motapalli, Uttama-charitra-kathanaka, Haribala, Catakadesha, Nitpitrika, Galarandhra, Adhivira, Samantapala.
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