Shakulika, Śākulika: 3 definitions


Shakulika 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 Śākulika can be transliterated into English as Sakulika or Shakulika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śākulika (शाकुलिक).—a. Belonging to fish; सप्त वै शाकुलन तु (sapta vai śākulana tu) (māsan pitaraḥ prīyante) Mb.13.88.6.

See also (synonyms): śākula.

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Śākulika (शाकुलिक).—A fisherman.

Derivable forms: śākulikaḥ (शाकुलिकः).

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

Śākulika (शाकुलिक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A fisherman. E. śakula a fish, and ṭhak aff.

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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. 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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