Panktya, Pāṅktya: 5 definitions


Panktya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāṅktya (पाङ्क्त्य).—a.

1) Fit to sit in the same row at a dinner-party; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.9.5.

2) Fit to be associated with.

See also (synonyms): pāṅkteya.

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

Pāṅktya (पाङ्क्त्य).—[adjective] worthy (of a society), decent.

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

Pāṅktya (पाङ्क्त्य):—[from pāṅkta] ([Manu-smṛti]) mfn. fit to be associated with, admissible into the row of caste-fellows at meals.

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

Pāṅktya (पाङ्क्त्य):—(ṅktyaḥ) 1. m. A worthy brāhman.

[Sanskrit to German]

Panktya in German

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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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