Shatka, Ṣaṭka: 9 definitions



Shatka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

The Sanskrit term Ṣaṭka can be transliterated into English as Satka or Shatka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Satka.—(EI, 1, 13; IA 17), Sanskritised from Prakrit santaka; ‘the holding of…’, ‘belonging to…’. Note: satka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

ṣaṭka (षट्क).—n An aggregate of six.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṣaṭka (षट्क).—a.

1) Sixfold.

2) Bought for six &c.; P.V.1.22.

-kaḥ Six.

-kam 1 An aggregate of six; मासषट्क, पूर्वषट्क, उत्तरषट्क (māsaṣaṭka, pūrvaṣaṭka, uttaraṣaṭka) &c.

2) The six passions collectively viz. काम, मद, मान, लोभ, हर्ष (kāma, mada, māna, lobha, harṣa), and रुषा (ruṣā)).

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

Ṣaṭka (षट्क).—mfn.

(-ṭkaḥ-ṭkā-ṭkaṃ) 1. Six. 2. Having six-fold, &c. n.

(-ṭkaṃ) An aggregate of six. E. ṣaṣ six, and kan poss. aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṣaṭka (षट्क).—i. e. ṣaṣ + ka, I. adj. Six, sixfold. Ii. n. An aggregate of six, Pañc, 5, 12; Bhāṣāp. 31.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṣaṭka (षट्क).—[adjective] consisting of six; [neuter] hectade.

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

1) Ṣaṭka (षट्क):—[from ṣaṣ] mfn. consisting of six, [Lāṭyāyana; Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya; Suśruta] etc. (dvi-ṣaṭka = 12 [Mahābhārata])

2) [v.s. ...] bought for six etc., [Pāṇini v, 1, 22]

3) [v.s. ...] occurring for the sixth time, doing anything for the sixth time, [ib. v, 2, 77], [vArttika]

4) [v.s. ...] m. six, [Gaṇitādhyāya]

5) [v.s. ...] n. a hexade or aggregate of six (ifc. after another numeral e.g. nava-ṣaṭka, ‘consisting of nine hexades’), [Nirukta, by Yāska; Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] the six passions collectively (viz. kāma, mada, māna, lobha, harṣa, and ruṣā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṣaṭka (षट्क):—[(ṭkaḥ-ṭkā-ṭkaṃ) a.] Six, having six, six-fold.

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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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