Tacchilika, Tācchīlika: 3 definitions



Tacchilika 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Tachchhilika.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Tācchīlika (ताच्छीलिक).—Prescribed in the sense of 'habituated'; a term used in connection with all affixes prescribed in the triad of senses viz. ताच्छील्य, ताद्धर्म्य, तत्साधुकारित्व (tācchīlya, tāddharmya, tatsādhukāritva) in Sutras from P. III.2.134 to 180; cf. ताच्छीलिकेषु बासरूपविधिर्नास्ति (tācchīlikeṣu bāsarūpavidhirnāsti) P. III.2.146 Vart. 3, Par. Sek, Pari. 67.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tācchīlika (ताच्छीलिक).—Name of an affix used to denote a particular inclination; tendency, or habit.

Derivable forms: tācchīlikaḥ (ताच्छीलिकः).

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

Tācchīlika (ताच्छीलिक):—[from tācchabdya] mfn. (an affix) denoting a particular disposition or custom (śīla), [Pāṇini 3-1, 94; Paribhāṣendu-śekhara 1.]

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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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