Takka, Ṭākkā: 11 definitions
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Kavya (poetry)Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara
Takka (तक्क) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—This region laying between two rivers the Vipāsā and the Sindhu. It was the country of Vāhikas. Sakala was the capital of the Takka-deśa, which included the Madra and Aratta countries. Kalhaṇa in his Rājatarañginī locates this region on the banks of the Chenab or Candrabhāga. To Rājaśekhara, the people of this region used to talk in a language which had an admixture of Apabhraṃśa.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A city in India twelve leagues from Kavirapattana. It was the residence of monks. Ras.ii.108.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
takka : (m.) thought; reasoning; logic. (nt.), butter-milk.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
1) Takka, 2 (nt.) (Should it not belong to the same root as takka1?) buttermilk (with 1/4 water), included in the five products from a cow (pañca gorasā) at Vin. I, 244; made by churning dadhi Miln. 173; J. I, 340; II, 363; DhA. II, 68 (takkâdi-ambila). (Page 292)
2) Takka, 1 (Sk. tarka doubt; science of logic (lit. “turning & twisting”) *treik, cp. Lat. tricæ, intricare (to “trick, ” puzzle), & also Sk. tarku bobbin, spindle, Lat. torqueo (torture, turn)) doubt; a doubtful view (often= diṭṭhi, appl. like sammā°, micchā-diṭṭhi), hair-splitting reasoning, sophistry (=itihītihaṃ Nd2 151). Opp. to takka (=micchā-saṅkappo Vbh. 86, 356) is dhammatakka right thought (: vuccati sammā-saṅkappo Nd2 318; cp. Dhs. 7, 298), D. I, 16 (°pariyāhata); M. I, 68 (id.); Sn. 209 (°ṃ pahāya na upeti saṅkhaṃ) 885 (doubt), 886; Dhs. 7, 21, 298 (+vitakka, trsl. as “ratiocination” by Mrs. Rh. D.); Vbh. 86, 237 (sammā°) 356; Vism. 189. See also vitakka.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ṭakkā (टक्का).—& ṭakkēṭōṇapē See ṭakā & ṭakēṭōṇapē.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ṭakka (टक्क):—m. a niggard (?), [Kathāsaritsāgara lxv] (cf. ṭāka, ṭhakka)
2) m. [plural] a Bāhīka people, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (kva).Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Ṭakka (टक्क) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṭakka.
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Ṭakka (टक्क) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ṭakka.
2) Ṭakka (टक्क) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Ṭakka.
3) Takka (तक्क) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Tark.
4) Takka (तक्क) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Takra.
5) Takka (तक्क) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Tarka.
6) Takkā (तक्का) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Tarka.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ṭakka (ಟಕ್ಕ):—[adjective] of the nature of cheating; tending to deceive (another or others).
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1) [noun] a man who cheats; a cheat; a deceiver.
2) [noun] a man who steals, esp. secretly and without violence.
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1) [adjective] suited to its purpose; being in accordance with; appropriate; fitting; apt.
2) [adjective] as much as needed; equal to what is specified or required; enough.
3) [adjective] legally or officially qualified or designated; competent.
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1) [noun] a man who is suited for a purpose; an able, competent man.
2) [noun] a good, honourable, respectable man.
3) [noun] (masc.) a friend or well-wisher.
4) [noun] (masc.) the chief of a village or town.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+51): Takka Jataka, Takkaali, Takkabikki, Takkadesa, Takkadeshiya, Takkadi, Takkadiga, Takkadugudure, Takkagahana, Takkagama, Takkahetu, Takkai, Takkai-p-puntu, Takkaippuntu, Takkaipputu, Takkaisu, Takkal, Takkal-illatapeccu, Takkala, Takkala Jataka.
Ends with (+3): Akaraparivitakka, Akusala Vitakka, Appakutakka, Atakka, Avitakka, Dhammatakka, Dhammavitakka, Gramatakka, Jahari sontakka, Kamavitakka, Kottakka, Kusala Vitakka, Kusalavitakka, Mahapurisa Vitakka, Manovitakka, Muttakka, Nekkhammavitakka, Parivitakka, Pavitakka, Savitakka.
Full-text (+16): Takkadesa, Tarka, Takkadeshiya, Takkiga, Thakka, Takkapandita, Yaa rang takka taen, Dutthakumari, Takra, Tark, Takkasaya, Takkagahana, Dhammatakka, Pariyahata, Takkavaddhana, Takkahetu, Bhadanaka, Takkagama, Mattikavaka, Taka.
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Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 1 - Country of Tseh-kia (Takka) < [Book IV - Fifteen Countries]
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Tiruvaymoli (Thiruvaimozhi): English translation (by S. Satyamurthi Ayyangar)
Pasuram 5.5.5 < [Section 5 - Fifth Tiruvaymoli (Ennaneyo, annaimirkal)]
Pasuram 4.7.10 < [Section 7 - Seventh Tiruvaymoli (Cilam illac ciriyan)]
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Harijans of Mehesana < [July 1960]
Turning the Wheel of Law < [July – September 1974]
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Sakka’s Question (4): On how Craving arise due to Firm Opinion < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)