Samkhyaka, Saṃkhyaka: 4 definitions

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Introduction:

Samkhyaka 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sankhyak.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samkhyaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃkhyaka (संख्यक).—a. (At the end of comp.) Numbering, amounting to; शतसंख्यका नराः (śatasaṃkhyakā narāḥ) &c.

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

1) Saṃkhyaka (संख्यक):—[=saṃ-khyaka] [from saṃ-khya > saṃ-khyā] mfn. numbering, amounting to (ifc.; cf. sahasra-s).

2) Saṃkhyāka (संख्याक):—[from saṃ-khyā] mfn. amounting to (ifc. e.g. saptati-s q.v.), [Harivaṃśa]

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Samkhyaka 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»] — Samkhyaka in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Saṃkhyaka (संख्यक) [Also spelled sankhyak]:——used as an adjectival suffix denoting number, numbering (as [alpasaṃkhyaka] forming a minority in numbers).

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