Tolaka: 5 definitions

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Introduction:

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

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Tolaka.—same as tola; equal to 2 śānas or 80 ratis; also called kola, draṅkṣaṇa, badara, kṣudraka, vaṭaka, etc. (JNSI, Vol. XVI, pp. 41, 44). Note: tolaka 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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Tolaka.—same as kola or tola; 80 ratis in weight. Note: tolaka 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Tolaka (तोलक).—i. e. tul + aka, m. and n. A weight = 2 śāṇas, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 4, 201.

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

Tolaka (तोलक):—[from tola] mn. ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) a weight of gold or silver (in books = 16 Māṣas, in practise only = 12 M°s), [Rājataraṅgiṇī iv, 201]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Tolaka (तोलक):—m. n. ein best. Gewicht, = 2 Śāṇa [Śabdamālā im Śabdakalpadruma] = 80 und auch 96 Rakti [Śabdakalpadruma -] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 201.] — Vgl. tulā .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Tolaka (तोलक):——

1) (*m. n.) ein best. Gewicht , =

2) Śāṇa. —

2) f. = tolikā die Mauer um einen Wachtthurm.

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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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