Vaidyaka: 9 definitions


Vaidyaka 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 Vaidhak.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vaidyaka (वैद्यक).—n S The science of medicine. 2 A Shastra or treatise upon medicine.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vaidyaka (वैद्यक).—n The science of medicine.

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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

Vaidyaka (वैद्यक).—A doctor, physician.

-kam The science of medicine.

Derivable forms: vaidyakaḥ (वैद्यकः).

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

Vaidyaka (वैद्यक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A physician. n.

(-kaṃ) The science of medicine.

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

Vaidyaka (वैद्यक).—[vaidya + ka], m. A physician, [Śṛṅgāratilaks] 14.

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

1) Vaidyaka (वैद्यक):—[from vaidya] mfn. medical, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a physician, [Śṛṅgāra-tilaka]

3) [v.s. ...] n. the science of medicine, [Suśruta]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vaidyaka (वैद्यक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vejjaga, Vejjaya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vaidyaka 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vaidyaka (वैद्यक) [Also spelled vaidhak]:—(nm) the Indian medicinal system; the science or practice of medicine.

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