Vithika, Vīthika, Vīthikā: 6 definitions
Vithika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vīthika, (adj.) (-°) (fr. vīthi) having (as) a road Miln. 322 (satipaṭṭhāna°, in the city of Righteousness). (Page 644)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A road &c.
2) A picture-gallery; or a large scroll of paper on which pictures are drawn (according to some); a wall (according to others); आर्यस्य चरित्रमस्यां वीथिकायामालिखितम् (āryasya caritramasyāṃ vīthikāyāmālikhitam) U.1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vīthikā (वीथिका).—[vīthi + kā], f. A hall, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 9, 13.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vīthika (वीथिक).—[substantive] the same.
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Vīthikā (वीथिका).—[feminine] the same.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vīthika (वीथिक):—[from vīthī] m. or n. (only mc.) a row, line, [Ratnāvalī; Kathāsaritsāgara]
2) [v.s. ...] a road, street, [Rāmāyaṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] a terrace in front of a house, [Harivaṃśa; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
4) [v.s. ...] a picture-gallery, [Uttararāma-carita] ([varia lectio] for vīthi)
5) [v.s. ...] a sort of drama (See under vīthi), [Bharata-nāṭya-śāstra]
6) Vīthikā (वीथिका):—[from vīthī] f. a row, line, [Ratnāvalī; Kathāsaritsāgara]
7) [v.s. ...] a road, street, [Rāmāyaṇa]
8) [v.s. ...] a terrace in front of a house, [Harivaṃśa; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
9) [v.s. ...] a picture-gallery, [Uttararāma-carita] ([varia lectio] for vīthi)
10) [v.s. ...] a sort of drama (See under vīthi), [Bharata-nāṭya-śāstra]
11) Vīthīka (वीथीक):—[from vīthī] (ifc.) = vīthī, [Bharata-nāṭya-śāstra]
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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