Tapaka, Tāpakā, Tāpaka: 13 definitions


Tapaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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 Tapak.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Tāpakā (तापका).—(c)—a western country.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 60.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ṭapakā (टपका).—m (ṭapa!) A falling drop. 2 fig. A continuous dropping (as of rain, fruits, or of men or animals under epidemic or murrain). v lāva. 3 (Properly ṭhapakā) A stigma, stain, blot. v āṇa, ṭhēva, yē.

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

ṭapakā (टपका).—m A falling drop. A continuous dropping. A stigma, stain, blot.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tāpaka (तापक).—a. [tap-ṇvul] Heating, burning, inflaming.

-kaḥ 1 Fever, morbid heat.

2) A cooking stove or frying pan.

3) A boiler.

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

Tāpaka (तापक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Burning, inflaming, heating. m.

(-kaḥ) Fever, morbid heat. E. tap to burn, ṇvul aff.

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

Tāpaka (तापक).—[adjective] heating, burning, purifying.

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

1) Tāpaka (तापक):—[from tāpa] mfn. heating, inflaming, refining, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha xv, 14 and 16]

2) [v.s. ...] causing pain, [Ṛg-veda iii, 35, 3; Sāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. fever, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a cooking stove, [Harṣacarita vii]

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

Tāpaka (तापक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Fever. a. Burning.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Tapaka (तपक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tavaya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tapaka in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Ṭapakā (टपका):—(a) fallen (from the tree); [ṭapake kā] (a fruit that has) fallen by itself (from the tree)—e.g. [ṭapake kā āma].

2) Tapāka (तपाक) [Also spelled tapak]:—(nm) warmth; apparent cordiality; promptitude; —[se] with open arms, cordially; with promptitude, instantaneously.

3) Tāpaka (तापक) [Also spelled tapak]:—(nm) a heater.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tāpaka (ತಾಪಕ):—

1) [adjective] heating; making warm or hot.

2) [adjective] causing trouble; distressing.

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Tāpaka (ತಾಪಕ):—

1) [noun] an apparatus for heating or warming; a heater.

2) [noun] a state of increased body temperature caused by infections or other bodily disorders; fever.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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