Toka, Ṭōka, Ṭoka: 11 definitions


Toka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Tok.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ṭōka (टोक).—f A cluster of pearls or diamonds. 2 A golden bit of a gaḷēsarī, pāṭalī, nathaṇī and other female ornaments: also a spangle of glass stuck with the kuṅkūṃ on the forehead. 3 Pearl or white speck on the eye.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Toka (तोक).—An offspring, a child; व्याकरणे शकटस्य च तोकम् (vyākaraṇe śakaṭasya ca tokam) Nir.

Derivable forms: tokam (तोकम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Toka (तोक).—n.

(-kaṃ) A child, a son or daughter, male or female offspring. E. tu a Sautra root, to increase, affix ka, deriv. irr. also tokaka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Toka (तोक).—I. n. 1. Offspring, Chr. 291, 14 = [Rigveda.] i. 64, 14. 2. Child, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 2, 7, 27. Ii. m. in varāhatoka, A young boar, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 13, 18.

— Cf. ved. tuc, Offspring; tvakṣ, (= [Anglo-Saxon.] thegn, thegen, [Old High German.] degan, servus), probably [Gothic.] thius, thivi; A. S. theowa-man.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Toka (तोक).—[neuter] offspring, race, child ([often] connected [with] tanaya); p. vant.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Toka (तोक):—n. ([from] √1. tuc) offspring, children, race, child (often joined with tanaya; rarely [plural] [Atharva-veda i, v; Bhāgavata-purāṇa vi]), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Kāṭhaka; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Pāṇini 3-3, 1; Kāraṇḍa-vyūha; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) a new-born child; [ii, x]

3) m. ifc. the offspring of an animal (e.g. aja-, a young goat), [, iii, x]

4) cf. ava-, jīvatand sa-tokā

5) √tvakṣ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Toka (तोक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. A child, offspring.

[Sanskrit to German]

Toka in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ṭoka (टोक) [Also spelled tok]:—(nf) an interruption; questioning, interrogation; -[ṭāka] interruption and intervention.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tōka (ತೋಕ):—[noun] a child (girl or son).

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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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