Shakyapratikara, Śakyapratīkāra, Shakya-pratikara: 3 definitions


Shakyapratikara 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 Śakyapratīkāra can be transliterated into English as Sakyapratikara or Shakyapratikara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śakyapratīkāra (शक्यप्रतीकार).—a. remediable.

Śakyapratīkāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śakya and pratīkāra (प्रतीकार).

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

Śakyapratīkāra (शक्यप्रतीकार).—m.

(-raḥ) A possible remedy or counteragent.

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

1) Śakyapratikāra (शक्यप्रतिकार):—[=śakya-pratikāra] [from śakya > śak] mfn. capable of being remedied, remediable, [Kathāsaritsāgara] (apr)

2) [v.s. ...] m. a possible remedy or counter-agent, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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