Upadhika, aka: Upādhika; 6 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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upadhika : (adj.) showing attachment to rebirth.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Upadhika, (Upadhīka) (adj.) (-°) (fr. upadhi) having a substratum, showing attachment to rebirth, only in cpds. an° free from clinging Vin. I, 36; Sn. 1057, & nir° id. S. I, 141. (Page 142)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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upādhīka (उपाधीक).—n The office, function, wages &c. of upādhyā.

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upādhīka (उपाधीक).—a (Corr. from aupādhika) Affected by or relating to upādhi.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

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Upadhika (उपधिक).—A cheat, knave, one who imposes by threats, fraud &c.; see औपधिक (aupadhika), the more correct form. उत्कोचकाश्चौपधिका वञ्चकाः कितवास्तथा (utkocakāścaupadhikā vañcakāḥ kitavāstathā) Ms.9.258.

Derivable forms: upadhikaḥ (उपधिकः).

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Upādhika (उपाधिक).—a. Exceeding, supernumerary, additional.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upadhika (उपधिक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A cheat, a knave, especially one who extorts money by threats. 2. Fraud. E. upadhi and kṛ to make, ḍa affix or kan pleonasm. [Pagĕ7-b+ 60]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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Search found 6 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Aupadhika (औपधिक).—(1) adj. (once also upadhika, q.v.; Pali opadhika, acc. to PTSD always with...
Nirupadhi (निरुपधि).—a. guileless, honest; U.2.2. °जीवन (jīvana) a. leading an honest life. (v....
Anupadhīka (अनुपधीक).—(an-upadhīka) (= Pali id.; in both ī m.c.), free from the upadhi, q.v., o...
Sopādhika (सोपाधिक).—mfn. (-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Restricted, limited, qualified, special. f. (-kī) 1. Re...
Aṣṭādhikārā (अष्टाधिकारा).—जलाधिकारः, स्थलाधिकारः, ग्रामाधिकारः, कुललेखनम्, ब्रह्मासनम्, दण्डवि...
Opadhika (ओपधिक).—[, assumed by Weller on LV 32.1, but see s.v. upadhika.]

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