Kritanka, aka: Kṛtāṅka, Krita-anka; 1 Definition(s)

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Kritanka 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṛtāṅka can be transliterated into English as Krtanka or Kritanka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛtāṅka (कृताङ्क).—a.

1) marked, branded; कठ्यां कृताङ्को निर्वास्यः (kaṭhyāṃ kṛtāṅko nirvāsyaḥ) Ms.8.281.

2) numbered. (ṅkaḥ) that side of a die which is marked with four points.

Kṛtāṅka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛta and aṅka (अङ्क).

(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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