Tiraka, Tirakā: 3 definitions
Tiraka means something in 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
tirakā (तिरका).—a (tiryak S) Oblique. 2 Looking asquint -eyes: and attrib. squint-eyed.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
tirakā (तिरका).—a Oblique; squint-eyed. tirakasa a Oblique, slant.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Tiraka (तिरक).—(-tiraka) (= Sanskrit tilaka), speck, spot: lipiphalakam ādāya divyārṣa-suvarṇa-tirakaṃ Lalitavistara 125.17—18 (prose), so Lefm.; the mss. vary, and none has exactly divyārṣa-, but all but one have -tirakaṃ (that one -tilakaṃ); taking a writing-board with…golden (decorative) spots (Foucaux paillettes, spangles).
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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