Khataka, aka: Khaṭaka, Khātaka; 4 Definition(s)


Khataka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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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Pali-English dictionary

Khataka, (fr. khata2) damage, injury VvA. 206, khatakaṃ dāsiyā deti “she did harm to the servant, she struck the s. ” Or is it khalikaṃ? (cp. khaleti); the passage is corrupt. (Page 232)

(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

Marathi-English dictionary

khaṭakā (खटका).—m (khaṭa!) The sharp sound on striking a stick &c. 2 Sharp altercation, a brawl. 3 In music. A shake. 4 Any clasp, spring-catch, or contrivance to admit the stopple or cover or closing member with a khaṭa! or sharp sound: also the sudden impression or sharp shock made on the part where it closes and fixes. 5 fig. A catch or hitch in the mind; a scruple, demur, misgiving. v yē, manānta rāha.

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khāṭaka (खाटक).—m (khāṭakīṇa fem khaṭṭika S) A tribe of Hindus, or an individual of it. They are Mutton-butchers.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khāṭaka (खाटक) [-kī-khāṭīka, -की-खाटीक].—m A butcher.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-English dictionary

Khaṭaka (खटक).—

1) A man whose business is to negotiate marriages; cf. घटक (ghaṭaka).

2) The half-closed hand.

3) The doubled fist of wrestlers or boxers.

Derivable forms: khaṭakaḥ (खटकः).

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Khātaka (खातक).—

1) A digger.

2) A debtor.

-kam A moat, ditch; विक्रीडतोऽमृताम्भोधौ किं क्षुद्रैः खातकोदकैः (vikrīḍato'mṛtāmbhodhau kiṃ kṣudraiḥ khātakodakaiḥ) Bhāg.6.12.22.

Derivable forms: khātakaḥ (खातकः).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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