Thaka, Ṭhaka: 6 definitions


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

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ṭhaka.—cf. ṭhakka (IA 6); ṭhaka-purisa is explained as ‘a trader’, and associated with ṭhag, ‘a cheat’. Note: ṭhaka 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ṭhaka (ठक).—m ( H) A knave, rogue, cheat. Pr. ṭhakāsa mahāṭhaka bhēṭalā.

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ṭhaka (ठक).—n (Poetry.) The fixedness of astonishment or amazement. Ex. varṇitāṃ varṇitāṃ śiṇalā cakṣu- śravā || ṭhaka paḍilēṃ kamalōdbhavāṃ ||.

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ṭhākā (ठाका) [or ठांका, ṭhāṅkā].—m (ṭhaṇa!) A sounding bang or blow; a sharp and valorous contest; uproar and vehemence gen; e.g. ranting, vociferating, the roar of a cannonade, the pealing of a thunder-storm, the clanging of instruments, the bellowing of a bully &c. &c.: also the animated course or brisk and full flow (of reading, reciting, studying, singing, sporting, eating, quarreling, working--paḍha- ṇyācā-mhaṇaṇyācā-&c.-ṭhākā). v lāva. ṭhākā dēṇēṃ or māraṇēṃ To achieve with eclat.

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thāka (थाक).—f (Poetry.) Perplexed, nonplussed, confounded state; being at a loss or stand. 2 A stop or pause in music. v tuṭa. Ex. surāsura pāha- ti nṛtyakautuka || jēthēṃ jēthēṃ tuṭē thāka || māna tukaviti brahmā- dika || tayē kāḷīṃ ||. 3 m Depth or bottom. 4 Weariness. v lāga. See thāṅga.

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

ṭhaka (ठक).—m A knave, rogue, cheat.

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ṭhākā (ठाका) [or ṭhāṅkā, or ठांका].—m A sounding bang or blow; a sharp and valorous contest. ṭākā dēṇēṃ or māraṇēṃ To achieve with eclat. ṭāka lāvaṇēṃ To do a thing in full swing.

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thāka (थाक).—f (Poetry.) Perplexed state. A pause in music. v thāṭa. m Depth. Weariness.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Ṭhaka (ठक) [Also spelled thak]:—(nf) a rap; (a) aghast, baffled; ~[ṭhaka] rap, tap; knock; —[ho jānā] to be aghast/stunned/baffled.

2) Thāka (थाक) [Also spelled thak]:—(nf) stick(ing).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ṭhaka (ठक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṭhaga.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ṭhaka (ಠಕ):—[adjective] = ಠಕ್ಕ [thakka]1.

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Ṭhaka (ಠಕ):—[noun] = ಠಕ್ಕ [thakka]2.

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Thaka (ಥಕ):—[noun] the sound imitating the one made by jumping repeatedly from joy, impatience, disappointments (as by children), etc.

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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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