Likha, Likhā: 9 definitions

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Likha 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 Leekh.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Likhā, in likhā-paṇṇa at PvA. 20 is faulty for lekhā° (lekha°) letter, cp. lekha-pattra letter Mālatīm 172, 7. (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

likhā (लिखा).—m (likha S root.) A written document or a writing in general. Pr. ēka likhā hajāra bakhā. (bakhā is for bakā pl of baka, in order to rhyme with likhā.)

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līkha (लीख).—f (likṣā) A nit. 2 fig. A white spot (or a peeping out of the cotton) as occurring here and there upon cloth worked with silk &c. threads.

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

līkha (लीख).—f A nit.

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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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Likha (लिख).—m.

(-khaḥ) 1. Writing. 2. A writer. E. likh to write, ka aff.

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

1) Likha (लिख):—[from likh] mfn. scratching, writing

2) [v.s. ...] a writer etc., [Pāṇini 3-1, 135.]

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

Likha (लिख):—(khaḥ) 1. m. Writing; writer.

[Sanskrit to German]

Likha 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

1) Likhā (लिखा):—(a) written, what is written; lotted, destined; —[na meṭa sakanā] what is lotted cannot be blotted.

2) Līkha (लीख) [Also spelled leekh]:—(nf) a tiny louse.

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