Meghajivaka, Megha-jivaka, Meghajīvaka: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Meghajīvaka (मेघजीवक).—the Chātaka bird.

Derivable forms: meghajīvakaḥ (मेघजीवकः).

Meghajīvaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms megha and jīvaka (जीवक). See also (synonyms): meghajīvana.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Meghajīvaka (मेघजीवक) or Meghajīvana.—m.

(-kaḥ or naḥ) The Chataka. E. megha a cloud, jīvaka living, or jīvana life: see meghacintaka .

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

Meghajīvaka (मेघजीवक):—[=megha-jīvaka] [from megha] m. ‘living on cl°’, the Cātaka bird, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Meghajīvaka (मेघजीवक):—[megha-jīvaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. The Chātaka.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Meghajīvaka (मेघजीवक):—[(megha + jī)] m. der Vogel Cātaka [Rājanirghaṇṭa] bei [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] jīvana m. [Śabdakalpadruma] nach derselben Aut.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Meghajīvaka (मेघजीवक):—und jīvana ([Rājan 19,115]) m. der Vogel Cātaka.

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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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