Nikati: 6 definitions
Nikati 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
nikati : (f.) fraud; cheating.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Nikati, (f.) (Sk. nikṛti, see prec. ) fraud, deceit, cheating D. I, 5 (=DA. I, 80 paṭirūpakena vañcanaṃ); III, 176; Sn. 242 (=nirāsaṃ-karaṇaṃ SnA 286); J. I, 223; Pv III, 95 (+vañcana); Pug. 19, 23, 58; VvA. 114; PvA. 211 (paṭirūpadassanena paresaṃ vikāro).—Instr. nikatiyā (metri causa) J. I, 223, nikatyā J. II, 183, nikacca S. I, 24. Cp. nekatika. (Page 351)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nikatī (निकती).—f ( H) A small balance (as of shroffs and goldsmiths).Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nikatī (निकती).—f A small balance (as of shroffs and goldsmiths).
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nikaṭī (निकटी):—[from ni-kaṭa] in [compound] for nikaṭa.
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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Ends with: Sahanikati.
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