Phakkika, Phakkikā: 9 definitions
Phakkika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa
Phakkikā (फक्किका) refers to a “grammatical proposition” (the statement of a grammatical problem), and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 2.95. Cf. PRabandhacintāmaṇi, p. 121.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
phakkikā (फक्किका).—f (S) An assertion or argument to be maintained; a position or thesis. 2 A prosesentence, a period, a regular and full proposition.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
phakkikā (फक्किका).—f An assertion to be maintained; a thesis. A prose sentence, a period.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A position, an argument to be proved, a thesis or assertion to be maintained; a grammatical proposition; फणिभाषितभाष्यफक्किका विषमा कुण्डलनामवापिता (phaṇibhāṣitabhāṣyaphakkikā viṣamā kuṇḍalanāmavāpitā) N.2. 95.
2) A prejudice, preconceived opinion.
3) A sophistical argument, sophism.
7) A trick, fraud.
5) Logical exposition.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kā) 1. A position, an assertion or argument, to be proved or maintained. 2. Logical exposition or elucidation. 3. A sophism. 4. A trick. 5. Illusion. 6. Fraud. E. phakk to move slowly, aff. ṇvul ṭāp .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Phakkikā (फक्किका).—f. 1. An assertion to be proved. 2. A sophism. 3. Fraud.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Phakkikā (फक्किका):—[from phakk] f. a previous statement or thesis to be maintained (= purva-pakṣa, codya, deśya), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] logical exposition, [Horace H. Wilson]
3) [v.s. ...] a sophism, trick, fraud, [ib.]
4) [v.s. ...] a collection of 32 letters, a Grantha, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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