Vaitalika, Vaitālika: 12 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Vaitalik.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vaitālika (वैतालिक).—A pupil of Śākapūrṇa.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 4. 24.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vaitālika (वैतालिक).—m S A bard whose duty it is to awaken a chief at dawn with music and song.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vaitālika (वैतालिक).—[vividhastālastena vyavaharati ṭhak]
1) A bard, minstrel.
2) A magician, conjurer; especially, one who is a votary of Vetāla q. v.
3) The servant of a Vetāla.
-kam Knowledge of one of the 64 arts.
Derivable forms: vaitālikaḥ (वैतालिकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. A bard whose duty it is to awaken a chief or prince at dawn with music and song. 2. A singer out of tune. 3. One who has a demon for a familiar, the servant of a Vetala. E. vi privative, &c., tāla tune, aṇ aff., and ṭhak added.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaitālika (वैतालिक).—m. I. i. e. vitāla + ika, A bard, whose principal duty is to awaken a chief at dawn with music and song, a singer, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 62, 1; Mahābhārata 1, 6940. Ii. i. e. vetāla + ika, One who has a Vetāla for a familiar.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaitālika (वैतालिक).—[masculine] a king’s bard or praiser.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaitālika (वैतालिक):—[from vaitāla] 1. vaitālika m. one who is possessed by a Vetāla, the servant of a Vetāla, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] the worshipper of a Vetāla, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
3) [v.s. ...] a magician, conjurer, [ib.]
4) 2. vaitālika m. ([from] vi-tāla) a bard, panegyrist of a king (whose duty also is to proclaim the hour of day), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.
5) = -kheḍḍatāla, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) one who sings out of tune (?), [Horace H. Wilson] ([probably] [wrong reading] for 2. vaitānika above)
7) n. knowledge of one of the 64 arts, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa [Scholiast or Commentator]]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaitālika (वैतालिक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A bard; one having a familiar spirit.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Vaitālika (वैतालिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vaiālia.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Vaitālika (वैतालिक) [Also spelled vaitalik]:—(nm) a minstrel, bard.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a man employed in a palace, whose duty is to sing auspicious songs, and to proclaim the titles of a king at dawn.
2) [noun] a man who practices sorcery; a wizard.
3) [noun] the servant of an evil or mischievous spirit (ವೈತಾಲಿ [vaitali]).
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Vaitāḷika (ವೈತಾಳಿಕ):—[noun] = ವೈತಾಲಿಕ [vaitalika].
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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Ends with: Tandulavaitalika.
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Dasarupaka (critical study) (by Anuru Ranjan Mishra)
Part 2 - Summary of the drama (Mudritakumudacandra) < [Chapter 10 - Prakaraṇa (critical study)]
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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 10 - Jubilation of the gods at the death of Tāraka < [Section 2.4 - Rudra-saṃhitā (4): Kumāra-khaṇḍa]
Sutrakritanga (by Hermann Jacobi)
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The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)