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

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

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[Kritanka in Sanskrit glossaries]

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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