Teka, aka: Ṭēka, Ṭeka; 2 Definition(s)

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Teka means something in 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.

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ṭēka (टेक) [or टेंक, ṭēṅka].—f (ṭēṅkaṇēṃ To lean or recline against.) Exhausted or overcome state; inability to proceed farther. This word, although of comprehensive power, is of restricted application. Ex. lihitāṃ lihitāṃ ṭēṅka jhālī; dahā lāḍū khāīna mhaṇata hōtā parantu pāñca khātāñca ṭēṅka jhālī. 2 ( H) Steadiness, stanchness, determinedness or heartiness of persisttence. Used esp. of steady boldness in deeds of hospitality or charity. v rākha, sambhāḷa, sōḍa. Ex. prasaṅgīṃ dōnaśēṃ hī pāhuṇē bhōjanāsa ālē asatāṅgṛhastha ṭēṅka sōḍā- yāttā nāhīṃ. 3 The inherent or habitual exigencies or demands; the steady habitude of. Used much as the word ṭūka in its third sense, where see the explication and examples. v rākha, sambhāḷa, sādha, cālava, utara. ṭēṅka dharaṇēṃ To hold fast. ṭēṅkīcā Stanch, bold, hearty (esp. in offices of hospitality). ṭēṅkīsa ṭēṅka utaraṇēṃ To emulate.

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ṭēka (टेक).—m n A hillock or little eminence: also a mound or bump, a protuberance on the ground however small.

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ṭēkā (टेका).—m A prop. v . 2 Propping up. v dē, kara.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ṭēka (टेक) [or ṭēṅka, or टेंक].—f Exhausted or overcome state; inability to proceed farther. Steadiness, determinedness of persist- ence. Used esp. of steady boldness in deeds of hospitality or charity. ṭēṅka dharaṇēṃ To hold fast. ṭēṅkīcā Stanch, bold, hearty. ṭēṅkīsa ṭēṅka utaraṇēṃ To emulate.

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ṭēka (टेक).—m n A hillock or little eminence.

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ṭēkā (टेका).—m A prop. v . Propping up. v dē, kara.

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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