Tankashala, aka: Ṭaṅkaśālā, Tanka-shala; 5 Definition(s)


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

India history and geogprahy

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.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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

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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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

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Ṭaṅkaśālā (टङ्कशाला).—a mint.

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

Source: DDSA: The practical 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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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