Sekata, Shekata: 3 definitions



Sekata means something in 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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

Sekata, (nt.) (Sk. saikata) a sandbank Dāvs. I, 32. (Page 722)

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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

śēkaṭa (शेकट).—& śēkaṭavaṇī Commonly śēgaṭa or śēgavā & śēgaṭavaṇī.

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śēkāṭā (शेकाटा).—m (śēka) Taking a fomentation or warming (as by leaning over a śēkāṭī or fire, by sitting in the sunshine, by rolling in hot sand &c.) v ghē. 2 A large śēkāṭī or bamboo-crook: also a large and long bamboo or pole in general.

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sēkatā (सेकता).—a S That sprinkles.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

śēkāṭā (शेकाटा).—m Warming (as by leaning over a śēkāṭī &c.) v ghē. A bamboo stick.

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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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