Naikatika, Naikaṭika: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Naikaṭika (नैकटिक).—a. (- f.) Adjacent, near, contiguous.

-kaḥ An ascetic or Bhikṣu; (vide commentary 'grāma- ruyāntike krośamānaṃ tyaktvā yatayoṃ mikṣavo ye nivasanti te naikaṭikāḥ', on parṣaṭbalān mahābrahmairāṭa naikaṭikāśramān Bk.4.12.)

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

Naikaṭika (नैकटिक):—[=nai-kaṭika] [from nai] mfn. near, neighbouring, [Harṣacarita; Bhaṭṭi-kāvya] (cf. [Pāṇini 4-4, 73]).

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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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