Patahika, Paṭahikā: 3 definitions
Patahika 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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Paṭahikā (पटहिका).—(to Sanskrit paṭaha, with -ikā, perhaps dim.; compare Māhārāṣṭrī paḍahiyā, defined as a small drum), a (small?) drum: bherī-śaṅkha-mṛdaṅga-paṭahikā Mahāvastu iii.113.4 (prose).
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Pāṭahika (पाटहिक).—m. (= Māhārāṣṭrī pāḍahiga, °hiya; Sanskrit paṭaha plus -ika), drum-beater: Mahāvastu iii.442.11 (prose).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kā) A small shrub, (Abrus, precatorius.) see guñjā.
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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