Shakita, Śakita: 2 definitions


Shakita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Śakita can be transliterated into English as Sakita or Shakita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Śakita (शकित):—[from śak] mfn. (cf. [Kāśikā-vṛtti on Pāṇini 7-2, 17]) able, capable (mostly used with na, and giving a pass. sense to the [infinitive mood] e.g. na śakitaṃ chettum, it could not be cut; also [impersonal or used impersonally] e.g. na śakitaṃ tena, he was not able), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) Sakīṭa (सकीट):—[=sa-kīṭa] [from sa > sa-kaṅkaṭa] mf(ā)n. full of worms etc., [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

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

Śakita (शकित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Caia, Cāiya, Sakkia.

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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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