Prakashika, Prākaṣika: 8 definitions


Prakashika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Prākaṣika can be transliterated into English as Prakasika or Prakashika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prākaṣika (प्राकषिक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A catamite. 2. A dancer, but especially one who employs or hires the wives of others. 3. One who gets his livelihood by another man’s wife. E. pra and āṅ prefixed to kaṣ to go, Unadi aff. kikan .

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

Prākaṣika (प्राकषिक).—i. e. pra-ā -kaṣ + ika, m. A dancer, one who gets his livelihood from the wives of others.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Prakāśikā (प्रकाशिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Tantravārttikaṭīkā by Kavindrācārya.

2) Prakāśikā (प्रकाशिका):—Tarkabhāṣāṭīkā by Kauṇḍinya Dīkṣita.
—by Cinnambhaṭṭa.

3) Prakāśikā (प्रकाशिका):—Mīmāṃsāsūtraṭīkā by Rāmakṛṣṇa.

4) Prakāśikā (प्रकाशिका):—[nyāya] by Narasiṃha Śāstrin. Oppert. 193. 440. 940. 1260. 2356. 3265. Ii, 1630. 3055. 3674.
—by Paṭṭābhirāma. Oppert. 455. 760. 1274. Ii, 10247.

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

1) Prakāśikā (प्रकाशिका):—[=pra-kāśikā] [from pra-kāśaka > pra-kāś] f. Name of sub voce Comms.

2) Prākaṣika (प्राकषिक):—[=prā-kaṣika] [from prā] m. ([from] -kaṣa; See, [Uṇādi-sūtra ii, 41 [Scholiast or Commentator]]) a dancer employed by a woman or one supported by another’s wives, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Prākaṣika (प्राकषिक):—[prā+kaṣika] (kaḥ) 1. m. A catamite; a dancer who hires others' wives.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prakashika 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prakashika in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Prākāśika (प्राकाशिक):—(a) optical, pertaining to light.

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