Sarangika, Saramgika, Sāraṅgikā, Sāraṅgika: 8 definitions

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Sarangika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Sarangika in Kavya glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Kathā

Sāraṅgikā (सारङ्गिका) is the name of a female umbrella holder, in service of Udayasundarī (daughter of king Śikhaṇḍatilaka and Vijayarekhā), according to the sixth Ucchvāsa of the Udayasundarīkathā.

The Udayasundarīkathā is a Sanskrit epic tale written by Soḍḍhala in the early 11th century, revolving around the Nāga princess Udayasundarī and Malayavāhana (king of Pratiṣṭhāna).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Sāraṅgika (सारङ्गिक).—A fowler, bird catcher.

Derivable forms: sāraṅgikaḥ (सारङ्गिकः).

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

Sāraṅgika (सारङ्गिक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A bird or deer-catcher. E. sāraṅga as above, and ṭhak aff.

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

Sāraṅgika (सारङ्गिक):—[from sāraṅga] m. a bird-catcher or deer-catcher, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Sāraṅgika (सारङ्गिक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A bird or deercatcher.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Sāraṅgikā (सारङ्गिका) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Sāraṃgikā, Sāraṃgikkā.

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Sarangika 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sarangika in Prakrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Sāraṃgikā (सारंगिका) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Sāraṅgikā.

Sāraṃgikā has the following synonyms: Sāraṃgikkā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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