Laka: 7 definitions
Laka 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) The forehead.
2) An ear of wild rice.
Derivable forms: lakaḥ (लकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) 1. The forehead. 2. The ear or spike of wild-rice. E. lak to taste, &c., aff. ac .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Laka (लक):—[from lak] n. the forehead, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] the ear or spike of wild rice, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Laka (लक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. The forehead; ear of wild rice.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Lāka (ಲಾಕ):—[noun] a thick, heavy stick; a club; a cudgel.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+42): Laka-Kana-Kana-Kara-Dishi, Lakab, Lakaba, Lakaca, Lakacha, Lakada, Lakadabaggha, Lakadadivi, Lakadahara, Lakadaka, Lakadakhana, Lakadakota, Lakadana, Lakadanem, Lakadaphoda, Lakadavala, Lakadhavala, Lakadi, Lakadi Khela, Lakadikota.
Ends with (+1216): Abalaka, Abhayagallaka, Abhraphullaka, Abhyatilaka, Abolaka, Acaratilaka, Acchagallaka, Acelaka, Achelaka, Addhacelaka, Adhilaka, Adhishavanaphalaka, Adityakilaka, Adyakalaka, Aggalaphalaka, Ahallaka, Ailaka, Aimdrajalaka, Ajapalaka, Ajelaka.
Full-text (+45): Gauphila, Lakalakhita, Laku, Purnalaka, Lakhalakhi, Lakhalakata, Ghrishtila, Varalaka, Udbahu, Latalaka, Balalaka, Khuralaka, Bhramaralaka, Kundalika, Jalavaluka, Mahishasthali, Daivalaka, Pettala, Curnakutta, Simhala.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Laka, Lāka; (plurals include: Lakas, Lākas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Village Folk-tales of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), vol. 1-3 (by Henry Parker)
Story 22 - The Kule-baka Flowers < [Part I - Stories told by the Cultivating Caste and Vaeddas]
Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 4.4 - Cosmogony in the Tevaram < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 2 - The Philosophy of the drama of creation < [Volume 4.2.1 - Philosophy of Nature]
Chapter 3.1 - Tripurantaka-murti (burning down of the three castles) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]