Takkara, Takkarā: 12 definitions
Takkara means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Takkar.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A city in the time of Sumana Buddha. ThagA.i.303; Ap.ii.416.
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
takkara : (adj.) a doer thereof. (m.), a thief.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
1) Takkara, 2 a robber, a thief J. IV, 432. (Page 292)
2) Takkara, 1 (=tat-kara) a doer thereof D. I, 235, M. I, 68; Dh. 19. (Page 292)
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
ṭakkara (टक्कर).—f ( H) A blow with the horns or forehead, a butt. 2 fig. An effort or attempt in competition or rivalry. v khā, māra.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ṭakkara (टक्कर).—f A blow with the horns or forehead, a butt. An effort or attempt in competition or rivalry. A collision, a striking together, as of trains.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ṭakkara (टक्कर).—An epithet of Śiva.
-rā A blow on the head.
Derivable forms: ṭakkaraḥ (टक्करः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṭakkara (टक्कर).—A kind of musical sound(?), or a drum, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 417.
— Cf. karoṭika.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṭakkarā (टक्करा):—f. a blow on the head, [v f.]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Ṭakkara (टक्कर) [Also spelled takkar]:—(nf) a collision; clash; impact; confrontation; —[kā] matching; equivalent; —[khānā] to bump against, to collide against; to go bumping; —[jhelanā] to stand a loss; to endure a blow; —[lenā] to set one’s face against; [ṭakkareṃ māranā/mārate phiranā] to toss/tumble about, to have confrontation with.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Takkara (तक्कर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Taskara.
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.
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