Tika, aka: Ṭīkā; 9 Definition(s)
Tika means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Ṭīkā (टीका) is a Sanskrit word referring to a “commentary”.Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
General definition (in Buddhism)
Tika (sub-commentaries) refers to a category of Buddhist literature approved by the sixth Buddhist council.—The Tikas are written mostly in the first half of the second millennium, partially by Sinhalese monks and partially by Burmese.Source: archive.org: Tipitaka Studies Outside Myanmar
Tika means three.Source: Buddhist Information: A Heart Released
Languages of India and abroad
tika : (nt.) a triad. (adj.), consisting of three. || ṭīkā (f.), sub-commentary.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Tika, (adj. -n.) (Vedic trika) consisting of 3, a triad S. II, 218 (t. -bhojana); DhA. IV, 89 (-nipāta, the book of the triads, a division of the Jātaka), 108 (t. -catukka-jhāna the 3 & the 4 jhānas); Miln. 12 (tika-duka-paṭimaṇḍitā dhammasaṅganī); Vism. 13 sq.; DhsA. 39 (-duka triad & pair). (Page 301)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
ṭikā (टिका).—m (tilaka S) The circular mark made with colored earths or unguents upon the forehead. 2 fig. A circular and white spot upon the forehead of a beast; as ṭikāghōḍā, ṭikābaila. ṭikā lāgaṇēṃ g. of s. (To get a mark as conspicuous as the ṭikā) To become manifest or notorious; to stand out as if imprinted upon the forehead--any deed or matter. ṭikā lāgaṇēṃ kapāḷīṃ g. of s. To incur a stigma or stain. ṭikyācā dhanī Said of a person without understanding, or without money, or without authority or influence, but to whom his situation or relative capacity enforces some outward respect.
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ṭīkā (टीका).—f (S) A commentary or comment: also an annotation or a note: also an interpretation, whether by a paraphrase or a semi-translation. As ṭīkā is especially of the Puran̤s, so bhāṣya is especially of the Sutras, although, now, bhāṣya is of the Vedas, and vṛtti of the Sutras. 2 fig. Swelling, amplifying, embellishing (of a simple matter). 3 fig. Remarking censoriously, commenting upon.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ṭikā (टिका).—m The circular mark made with colored earths or unguents upon the forehead. ṭikā lāgaṇēṃ To become mani- fest or notorious. (kapāḷīṃ) ṭikā lāgaṇēṃ To incur a stigma or stain. ṭikyācā dhanī Said of a person without authority or influence, but to whom his situation or relative capacity enforces some outward respect.
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ṭīka (टीक).—f A cluster of pearls or diamonds. Pearl or white speck on the eye.
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ṭīkā (टीका).—f A commentary or comment: also an annotation or a note. Remarking censoriously, commenting upon.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Tika (तिक).—a. Without a master; without a husband, unmarried.
-tiḥ Ved. Not a master or husband; अव भेषज पादय य इमां संविवृत्सत्यपतिः स्वपतिं स्त्रियम् (ava bheṣaja pādaya ya imāṃ saṃvivṛtsatyapatiḥ svapatiṃ striyam) Av.8.6.16.
See also (synonyms): apati.
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Ṭīkā (टीका).—[ṭīkyate gamyate granthārtho'nayā] A commentary, gloss; काव्यप्रकाशस्य कृता गृहे गृहे टीका तथाप्येष तथैव दुर्गमः (kāvyaprakāśasya kṛtā gṛhe gṛhe ṭīkā tathāpyeṣa tathaiva durgamaḥ).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-kā) A commentary. E. ṭīk to go, affixes ghañ and ṭāp by which the sense of the text proceeds. ṭīkyate mamyate granthārthī'nayā ṭīka karaṇe ghañ ghañarthe ka vā .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 10 - Mahāvajira Insight Knowledge (Vipassanā-ñāṇa) < [Chapter 7 - The Attainment of Buddhahood]
Biography (34): Sobhita Mahāthera < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 21 - Dialectic of Śaṅkara and Ānandajñāna < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
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