Thanaka, Ṭhaṇaka: 3 definitions



Thanaka means something in 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 Thanak.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ṭhaṇaka (ठणक).—f (ṭhaṇa!) Throbbing. 2 m Exhausted or spent state, weariedness.

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ṭhaṇaka (ठणक).—ind A particle of enhancement or absoluteness after kōraḍā or sukā, expressing Quite or utterly.

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ṭhaṇakā (ठणका).—m (ṭhaṇa! ṭhaṇa!) A throbbing or shooting; a violent pulsation. 2 Sharpness or keenness (of wind, cold &c.) 3 (also ṭhuṇaka) A fit of pettishness. v . 4 The sensation or affection from sharp cold. v basa, lāga, as with Cold as prevailing, the verbs are paḍa, suṭa.

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ṭhaṇākā (ठणाका).—m ṭhaṇāṇa m See ṭhaṇaṭhaṇāṭa esp. in its first or literal sense.

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ṭhāṇaka (ठाणक).—n A station or lodge; a post or stand. This word is not so general as ṭhāṇēṃ but is more especially used of the lodges or seats of the minor and vulgar deities. Ex. jāgōjāgīṃ khaṇḍōbācīṃ ṭhāṇa- kēṃ āhēta.

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

ṭhaṇaka (ठणक).—ind A particle of enhancement or absoluteness. Quite or utterly.

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ṭhaṇakā (ठणका).—m A throbbing or shooting: a violent pulsation. Sharpness or keenness, fit of pettishness.

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ṭhaṇakā (ठणका).—m ṭhaṇāṇa m See ṭhaṇaṭhaṇāṭa.

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Ṭhanaka (ठनक) [Also spelled thanak]:—(nf) a deep ringing sound as of a drum-beat; hence ~[] (v).

2) Ṭhanākā (ठनाका):—(nm) a short sharp metallic ring, clink.

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