Rathanika, Rathāṇīka, Rathanīka, Ratha-anika: 6 definitions
Rathanika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
rathāṇīka : ((ratha + aṇīka), nt.) a group of war chariots.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Rathanīka refers to: array of chariots Vin. IV, 108.
Note: rathanīka is a Pali compound consisting of the words ratha and anīka.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rathānīka (रथानीक).—[neuter] an array of war-chariots.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rathānīka (रथानीक):—[from ratha] n. an array or army of war-ch°, [Mahābhārata]
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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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