Vardhanika, Vardhanikā: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vardhanikā (वर्धनिका).—A small vessel in which sacred water is kept.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vardhanikā (वर्धनिका).—(see next, and compare Sanskrit vardhanī, rarely vār°, according to [Boehtlingk and Roth] from vār-dhanī, water-holder; AMg. vaddhaṇia, m.), a (monk's) water-pot: Mahāvyutpatti 8963 = Tibetan ril ba (according to [Tibetan-English Dictionary] sometimes one used to carry water for mouth-rinsing).

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

Vardhanikā (वर्धनिका):—[from vardhanaka > vardha] f. a small vessel in which sacred water is kept, [Buddhist literature]

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

Vardhanikā (वर्धनिका) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vaddhaṇiā, Vaddhaṇī, Vaddhāvaṇiyā.

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Vardhanika 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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