Upadhika, Upādhika: 8 definitions


Upadhika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

upadhika : (adj.) showing attachment to rebirth.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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)

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Upadhika (उपधिक).—adj. = aupadhika, q.v.: LV 32.1 (prose) sarvopadhika-puṇyakriyāvastv-abhibhāvanatāyai (no v.l.). Weller 18 assumes sarv' opadhika-, MIndic for aup°, which seems less plausible than assumption of the form lacking vṛddhi.

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

Upadhika (उपधिक).—[upadhi + ka], m. An extorter of money by threats, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 258.

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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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