Tank, Ṭaṅk, Taṅk: 2 definitions
Tank means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Ṭāṅk.—(IA 26), also called tāṅkī, etc.; same as ṭaṅka. Note: ṭāṅk 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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Tāṅk.—also called tāṅkī; same as ṭanka. Note: tāṅk is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ṭaṅk (टङ्क्).—1 U. (ṭaṅkayati-te, ṭaṅkita)
1) To bind, tie, fasten.
2) To cover. --With उद् (ud)
1) to scrape, scratch.
2) to bore out, pierce through.
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Taṅk (तङ्क्).—1 P. (taṅkati, taṅkita)
1) To endure, bear.
2) To laugh.
3) To live in distress.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+25): Tanka, Tanka-shala-karana, Tankaccheda, Tankahasta, Tankaka, Tankakapati, Tankakashala, Tankalanem, Tankalem, Tankana, Tankanacala, Tankanaka, Tankanakhara, Tankanakshara, Tankanem, Tankani, Tankapati, Tankara, Tankari, Tankari Pinjari.
Ends with: Nittank.
Full-text (+794): Tadaga, Pushkara, Kalapasana, Vahavapi, Manihira, Suprapana, Kalindi, Garitara, Angagama, Dhanavapi, Giritata, Manikaragama, Tanka, Tankashala, Tankika, Tankana, Tankavat, Padivapi, Cayanti, Kalabutaka.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 11.163 < [Section XVIII - Expiation for Theft (steya)]
Verse 4.201 < [Section XIV - Other Duties]
Verse 7.196 < [Section XIII - War]
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 1 - Growth of Monastic and academic Seat of Nalanda < [Chapter III - Nālandā: Evidence for rise and progress of the settlement]
Part 10 - Water-Drainage System (regarding Rājagṛha) < [Chapter I - The Case Study of Rājagṛha]
Part 6 - Archaeological Layout of the Monastic Site (of Nalanda) < [Chapter III - Nālandā: Evidence for rise and progress of the settlement]
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 9 - Sale of Buildings and Boundary Disputes < [Book 3 - Concerning Law]
Chapter 11 - Death with or without Torture < [Book 4 - Removal of Thorns]
Chapter 33 - The Superintendent of Passports and Pasture Lands < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 27 - Constructing Tanks, Planting Trees etc. < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 58 - In Praise of Planting Trees etc. < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 57 - In Praise of (Digging a) Tank etc. < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
The Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)