Sakalika, Sakalikā, Shakalika, Śākalika: 10 definitions



Sakalika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

The Sanskrit term Śākalika can be transliterated into English as Sakalika or Shakalika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sakalikā : (f.) a splinter.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Sakalikā, (f.) (fr. sakala=Sk. śakala potsherd) a potsherd; a splinter, bit D. II, 341; A. II, 199=S. IV, 197; S. I, 27= Miln. 179; M. I, 259; A. V, 9 (°aggi); J. IV, 430; Miln. 134; KhA 43 (maccha°); Nett 23; DhsA. 319.—sakalikaṃ sakalikaṃ in little pieces Vin. II, 112.—sakalika-hīra a skewer J. IV, 29, 30. (Page 660)

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sakaḷīka (सकळीक).—a (Poetry. sakala S) All or every one; the whole quantity or number.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śākalika (शाकलिक).—a. (- f.)

1) Relating to a piece, fragmentary.

2) Relating to शाकल (śākala).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Śakalika (शकलिक).—m., °likā (= Sanskrit °la, Pali sakalikā), (1) chip, small piece (as of wood): °kaḥ Mahāvyutpatti 6702 = Tibetan dum bu, or zhogs ma; parītta-śakalikāgniḥ (°ka- or °kā-) 6703 (here Tibetan sbur ma, defined chaff, husks); (2) °likā, id.: śukti-śa°, Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.55.17.

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

Śākalika (शाकलिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Having a piece or part. E. śakala a part, ṭhañ aff.

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

Sakalika (सकलिक).—[adjective] furnished with blossoms.

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

1) Śākalika (शाकलिक):—[from śākala] mf(ī)n. dyed with the substance called Śakala, [Pāṇini 4-2, 2], [vArttika] 1

2) [v.s. ...] having a piece or portion, fragmentary, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] relating to the town Śākala, [ib. iv, 2, 117 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

4) Sakalika (सकलिक):—[=sa-kalika] [from sa > sa-kaṅkaṭa] mfn. provided with buds, [Raghuvaṃśa]

5) Sākalikā (साकलिका):—f. Name of a woman, [Divyāvadāna]

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

Śākalika (शाकलिक):—[(kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a.] Having a piece or part.

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Sakalika 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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