Sthanika, Sthānika: 11 definitions

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Introduction:

Sthanika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sthanik.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Sthānika.—(IA 12; ASLV), superintendent or manager of a temple; cf. Tamil Tānigar (SITI), temple executive; also Tānika-rāyar, director of the temple ceremonies. (EI 8), title of priests in Jain temples. (EI 28), an officer belonging to an outpost probably serving under the Sthānapati, or the same as the Sthānapati. (HD), an officer in charge of a ward of a city or a district. See Hist. Dharm., Vol. III, pp. 143 and 149. (HRS), according to the Arthaśāstra, (1) officer in charge of one-fourth of the kingdom; (2) officer in charge of one- fourth of a city. Note: sthānika 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sthānika (स्थानिक).—a S sthānīya a S Relating to place, local, topical; or to any particular place, spot, situation, post, office, capacity, condition, character, relation. In comp. as ētatsthānika, tatsthānika, puṇyasthānika, kaṣṭasthānika, gurusthānika, śirasthānika, pitṛsthānika, mātṛsthānika, bhrātṛsthānika.

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

sthānika (स्थानिक).—a Local, topical.

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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

Sthānika (स्थानिक).—a. (- f.)

1) Belonging to a place, local.

2) (In gram.) That which takes the place of a thing or is substituted for it.

-kaḥ 1 Any one holding an office, a place-man.

2) The governor of a place.

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

Sthānika (स्थानिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Local, belonging to place or site. 2. That which takes the place of any thing or is substituted for it, (in gram.) m.

(-kaḥ) The governor or superintendent of any place or district. E. sthāna a place, and ḍhak aff.

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

Sthānika (स्थानिक).—i. e. sthāna + ika, I. adj. Local. Ii. m. The governor of a place.

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

1) Sthānika (स्थानिक):—[from sthā] mfn. belonging to a place or site, local, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] (in gram.) taking the place of anything else, substituted for ([genitive case] or [compound]), [Pāṇini [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) [v.s. ...] m. any one holding an official post, governor of a place, manager of a temple etc., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Sthānika (स्थानिक):—[(kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a.] Local. m. The governor of a place or post.

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Sthanika in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sthānika (स्थानिक) [Also spelled sthanik]:—(a) local/localised; resident; endemic; —[ghaṭanā] spot event.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sthānika (ಸ್ಥಾನಿಕ):—[adjective] = ಸ್ಥಳೀಯ [sthaliya]1.

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Sthānika (ಸ್ಥಾನಿಕ):—

1) [noun] = ಸ್ಥಳೀಯ [sthaliya]2.

2) [noun] the chief officer, manager of a temple or other public institution.

3) [noun] an attendant of the priest of a temple.

4) [noun] a clan among brāhmaṇas.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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