Mayaka, Mayakā: 3 definitions


Mayaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Mayka.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Mayakā (मयका):—[instrumental case] sg. of 3. ma = mayā, by me, [Bhadrabāhu-caritra]

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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

Māyakā (मायका) [Also spelled mayka]:—(nm) mother’s home, maternal house/village/city/place (of a married woman); [māyake kā kuttā bhī pyārā hotā hai] every damn thing belonging to a woman’s paternal home is dear to her.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mayaka (ಮಯಕ):—

1) [noun] an abnormal drowsiness or sleep.

2) [noun] the state of being temporarily deprived of consciousness; unconsciousness.

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Māyaka (ಮಾಯಕ):—

1) [adjective] tending to cheat; cheating; deceitful.

2) [adjective] easily mistaken for something else; deceptive; illusory.

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Māyaka (ಮಾಯಕ):—

1) [noun] a false or spurious imitation; something not genuine; an artificial thing.

2) [noun] the magic of the conjuror; sleight of hand; trickery, juggling.

3) [noun] the divine sport or the play of destiny.

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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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