Tankashala, Tanka-shala, Ṭaṅkaśālā: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

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

The Sanskrit term Ṭaṅkaśālā can be transliterated into English as Tankasala or Tankashala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Tankashala in Kavya glossary
Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Ṭaṅkaśālā (टङ्कशाला) in Sanskrit refers to a “mint” [?], as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—(CDIAL 5434, Sircar 1966 p. 336; ST p. 139).

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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’.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ṭaṅka-śālā.—cf. Tamil iṭaṅka-śālai (SITI), a mint. Note: ṭaṅka-śālā 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Tankashala in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ṭaṅkaśālā (टंकशाला).—f (S) pop. ṭaṅkasāḷa or ṭakasāḷa f A mint.

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

ṭaṅkaśālā (टंकशाला).—f ṭaṅkasāḷa or ṭakasāḷa f A mint. spot and crowning it.

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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

[«previous next»] — Tankashala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṭaṅkaśālā (टङ्कशाला).—a mint.

Ṭaṅkaśālā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṭaṅka and śālā (शाला).

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

Ṭaṅkaśālā (टङ्कशाला).—f.

(-lā) A mint. E. ṭaṅka see the last, and śālā a house or hall.

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

Ṭaṅkaśālā (टङ्कशाला):—[=ṭaṅka-śālā] [from ṭaṅka > ṭaṅk] f. a mint, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Ṭaṅkaśālā (टङ्कशाला):—[ṭaṅka-śālā] (lā) 1. f. A mint.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ṭaṅkaśālā (टङ्कशाला):—f. = ṭaṅkakaśālā [Wilson’s Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ṭaṅkaśālā (टङ्कशाला):—f. = ṭaṅkakaśālā.

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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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