Vaitanika, Vaitānika: 10 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Vaitnik.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vaitānika (वैतानिक).—The name of planets in the Vaivasvata epoch.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 24. 87, 111.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vaitanika (वैतनिक).—a. (-kī f.) [वेतनेन जीवति ठक् (vetanena jīvati ṭhak)] Living on wages.
-kaḥ 1 A hired labourer, labourer; P.IV.4. 12.
2) A stipendiary.
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Vaitānika (वैतानिक).—a. (-kī f.) See वैतान (vaitāna); Manusmṛti 6.9; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 5. 141.44.
-kam A burnt offering.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. A hireling, a hired labourer. 2. A stipendiary. E. vetana wages, ṭhak aff.
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(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Sacrificial, sacred, (as fire.) n.
(-kaṃ) Burntoffering, especially of clarified butter, as presented daily by the Brahmans. E. vitāna the hearth, ṭhak aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaitanika (वैतनिक).—i. e. vetana + ika, adj., f. kī, sbst. 1. Living on wages. 2. A hireling, a labourer. 3. A stipendiary.
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Vaitānika (वैतानिक).—i. e. vitāna + ika, I. adj. 1. Performed with the three sacred fires, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 9; 7, 78. 2. Sacrificial, sacred, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 31, 11. Ii. n. Burnt offering, especially of clarified butter.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaitānika (वैतानिक).—[adjective] relating to the three sacred fires, sacrificial.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaitanika (वैतनिक):—mf(ī)n. ([from] vetana) living on wages, serving for wages
2) m. a hireling, labourer, [Pāṇini 4-4, 12.]
3) Vaitānika (वैतानिक):—[from vaitāna] 1. vaitānika mf(ī)n. = vaitāna (with dvi-ja or vipra, a Brāhman who observes the precepts relative to the three sacred fires), [Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
4) [v.s. ...] sacrificial, sacred (as fire), [Horace H. Wilson]
5) [v.s. ...] n. a burnt-offering ([especially] of clarified butter, as presented daily by the Brāhmans), [Horace H. Wilson]
6) 2. vaitānika mfn. ([from] 1. vi-tāna) See under 2. vaitālika below.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaitanika (वैतनिक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A hireling, a labourer; a stipendiary.
2) Vaitānika (वैतानिक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) n.] Burnt-offering of ghi, made daily by brāhmaṃs. a. Sacrificial.
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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
Vaitanika (वैतनिक) [Also spelled vaitnik]:—(a) salaried, on payment or salary basis.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Vaitanika (ವೈತನಿಕ):—[adjective] receiving or yielding a salary; salaried.
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Vaitanika (ವೈತನಿಕ):—[noun] a salaried man.
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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