Layaka, Lāyaka: 8 definitions

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Layaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Layak.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

lāyaka : (m.) a reaper; mower.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Lāyaka, (-°) (fr. lāyati) cutter, reaper A. III, 365=S. III, 155 (read babbaja°). (Page 583)

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lāyaka (लायक).—a ( A) Proper, becoming, suitable;--used of actions or words: capable, competent, qualified, worthy--a person: fit, adapted, accommodate, convenient, commodious--a thing, a place.

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

lāyaka (लायक) [-kha, -ख].—a Proper, suitable, Worthy, rit, adapted, convenient.

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

Lāyaka (लायक):—[from ] mfn. clinging, sticking, adhering etc., [Atharvaveda-prātiśākhya [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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Layaka 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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Lāyaka (लायक) [Also spelled layak]:—(a) able, capable, competent; worthy, fit; proper; ~[kīyata, ~kī] ability, capability; competence; worthiness.

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