Patavika, Pāṭavika: 3 definitions
Patavika 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pāṭavika (पाटविक).—a. (-kī f.)
1) Clever, sharp, skilful; रणे रभसनिर्भिन्नद्विपपाटविकासिनि । न तत्र गतभीः कश्चिद् विपपाट विकासिनि (raṇe rabhasanirbhinnadvipapāṭavikāsini | na tatra gatabhīḥ kaścid vipapāṭa vikāsini) || Śi.19.56.
2) Cunning, fraudulent, crafty.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Cunning, crafty, fraudulent. 2. Clever, dexterous. E. paṭu clever, ṭhak aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pāṭavika (पाटविक):—[from pāṭava] mf(ī)n. clever, cunning, fraudulent, [Śiśupāla-vadha xix, 56].
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: Gopatavika.
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