Shaktihetika, Śaktihetika, Shakti-hetika: 5 definitions
Shaktihetika 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 Śaktihetika can be transliterated into English as Saktihetika or Shaktihetika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Śaktihetika (शक्तिहेतिक).—a lancer, spearman.
Derivable forms: śaktihetikaḥ (शक्तिहेतिकः).
Śaktihetika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śakti and hetika (हेतिक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A spearman, a lancer, a soldier armed with aniron lance. E. śakti a spear, heti a weapon, and kap added.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaktihetika (शक्तिहेतिक):—[=śakti-hetika] [from śakti > śak] mfn. armed with a spear or lance, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaktihetika (शक्तिहेतिक):—[śakti-hetika] (kaḥ) 1. m. A spearman.
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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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