Petaka, Peṭaka: 13 definitions
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Peṭaka, (adj.) (fr. piṭaka) “what belongs to the Piṭaka, ” as title of a non-canonical book for the usual Peṭak’opadesa “instruction in the Piṭaka. ” dating from the beginning of our era (cp. Geiger, P. Gr. p. 18), mentioned at Vism. 141 DhsA. 165. Cp. tipeṭaka, see also piṭaka. (Page 472)
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.
pēṭakā (पेटका).—m A convulsion or fit occasioned by the bite of a snake. 2 The springing or rising of the biceps muscle after being pulled forcibly. v kāḍha, uṭhava, dākhava & nigha, uṭha, yē. 3 also pēṭakī f pēṭagā m Air described as felt in the musculous parts; i. e. cramp, spasm, spasmodic seizure. v yē, uṭha.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
pēṭakā (पेटका).—m A convulsion or fit.
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.
1) A basket, box, bag.
2) A multitude, quantity.
Derivable forms: peṭakaḥ (पेटकः), peṭakam (पेटकम्).
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Peṭaka (पेटक).—A bag, basket, box.
Derivable forms: peṭakaḥ (पेटकः), peṭakam (पेटकम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kaṃ) A basket for holding clothes, books, &c. n.
(-kaṃ) Multitude, quantity. E. piṭ to collect, vun aff.
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(-kaḥ) A basket. E. peṭā, and kan added.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Peṭaka (पेटक).—[peṭa + ka] I. m. and n.(?), A basket for holding clothes, books, etc., [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 78, 7. Ii. f. ṭikā, A box, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Peṭaka (पेटक).—[masculine] [neuter], ṭikā [feminine] the same; [neuter] troop, multitude.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Peṭaka (पेटक):—[from peṭa] mf(ikā)n. (fr. piṭa, °ṭaka, q.v.) a little basket, casket, box, [Daśakumāra-carita; Sāyaṇa; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti] (cf. kośa-peṭaka, bhūṣaṇa-peṭikā)
2) [v.s. ...] m. n. = dvaṃdva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] n. a multitude, company, quantity, number, [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Kathāsaritsāgara] (kaṃ-√kṛ, with [instrumental case] ‘to join or consort with’)
4) Peṭāka (पेटाक):—[from peṭa] m. a basket, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Peṭāka (पेटाक):—[(kaḥ-kaṃ)] 1. m. n. Basket for holding clothes, &c. n. Quantity.
2) (kaḥ) 1. m. A basket.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Peṭaka (पेटक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Peḍaka, Peḍaya.
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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.
1) [noun] = ಪೇಟ [peta]1 - 1 & 3.
2) [noun] a basket.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Petakalankara, Petakandaka, Petakapala, Petakapati.
Ends with: Bhatapetaka, Capetaka, Kantakapetaka, Kapotapetaka, Koshapetaka, Kukkutapetaka, Taranipetaka, Tipetaka, Vitapetaka.
Full-text: Taranipetaka, Bhatapetaka, Vitapetaka, Koshapetaka, Kukkutapetaka, Kapotapetaka, Pedaka, Pedaya, Petika, Kaja, Pitaka, Mahakatyayana, Tari, Katyayana, Kathina, Ti.
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