Mancaka, aka: Mañcaka; 6 Definition(s)


Mancaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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 Manchaka.

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Pali-English dictionary

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mañcaka : (m.) a small bed.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Mañcaka, (fr. mañca) bed, couch, bedstead Vin. I, 271; S. I, 121=III, 123; J. I, 91; III, 423; Th. 2, 115; Miln. 10; DhA. II, 53. (Page 515)

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

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mañcaka (मंचक).—m (S) mañca m S A bedstead, couch, cot, sofa. 2 A platform, a scaffold, a stage or stand erected.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mañcaka (मंचक).—m A bedstead, sofa. A platform.

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

Mañcaka (मञ्चक).—[mañca svārthe ka]

1) A couch, bed, sofa.

2) A raised seat or platform.

3) A stand for holding fire; वारिधानी तु कुम्भश्च मार्जनी मञ्चकस्तथा (vāridhānī tu kumbhaśca mārjanī mañcakastathā) Ks.

Derivable forms: mañcakam (मञ्चकम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mañcaka (मञ्चक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A bed, a beadstead. 2. A platform, a scaffold. 3. A stand for holding fire. E. kan added to the preceding.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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