Lagnaka: 12 definitions

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Introduction:

Lagnaka 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Lagnaka (लग्नक) refers to a “surety”, “security” or “bail”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 15.90.—Used also in 16.61 (tadāptilagnakam)

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lagnaka (लग्नक).—m S A security or surety.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lagnaka (लग्नक).—A surety, bail, bondsman; किं चास्माकनरेन्द्रभूसुभगतासंभूतये लग्नकमाशीर्वचः (kiṃ cāsmākanarendrabhūsubhagatāsaṃbhūtaye lagnakamāśīrvacaḥ) N.15.9;16.61; खादको वित्तहीनः स्याल्लग्नको वित्तवान् यदि (khādako vittahīnaḥ syāllagnako vittavān yadi) Subhāṣ.

Derivable forms: lagnakaḥ (लग्नकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lagnaka (लग्नक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A security, a surety. E. lagna engaged or associated, (in the business,) aff. kan .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lagnaka (लग्नक).—[lagna + ka] (vb. lag), m. A surety.

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

Lagnaka (लग्नक):—[from lag] m. a (fixed) surety, bondsman, bail, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lagnaka (लग्नक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A security.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Lagnaka (लग्नक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Laggaṇaya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Lagnaka 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Lagnaka (लग्नक):—(nm) a surety, guarantor.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Lagnaka (ಲಗ್ನಕ):—[noun] a man who accepts liability for another’s debts, defaults of obligation, etc.; a surety.

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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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