Yamika, Yamikā, Yāmika, Yāmikā: 11 definitions


Yamika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yamikā (यमिका).—A kind of hiccough.

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Yāmika (यामिक).—A watchman, one on duty or guard at night; also यामिकभट (yāmikabhaṭa); यामिकाननुपमृद्य च मादृक् (yāmikānanupamṛdya ca mādṛk) N.5.11.

Derivable forms: yāmikaḥ (यामिकः).

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Yāmikā (यामिका).—

1) Night; सविता विधवति विधुरपि सवितरति दिनन्ति यामिन्यः । यामिनयन्ति दिनानि च सुखदुःखवशीकृते मनसि (savitā vidhavati vidhurapi savitarati dinanti yāminyaḥ | yāminayanti dināni ca sukhaduḥkhavaśīkṛte manasi) || K. P.1; Kirātārjunīya 11.48.

2) Turmeric.

See also (synonyms): yāminī.

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

Yāmika (यामिक).—adj. (not in this meaning Sanskrit or Pali; same meaning in Pali yāmakālika), lit. relating to a night-watch (yāma); of food or medicine, substantially to be applied at brief periods: Mahāvyutpatti 9437; (of medicine) Bhikṣuṇī-karmavācanā 23b.1; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.ii.16 ff. (i.iv.10 = yāme paribhoktavyaṃ).

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Yāmikā (यामिका).—(?) = Tibetan zug (meaning ? pain, torment? institution, founding?), in uddāna verse Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.72.6 yāmikāṃ (Index yamikā!) navikāṃ (nine) kṛtvā; uninterpretable to me.

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

Yāmikā (यामिका).—f.

(-kā) Night. E. yāma a watch, kan aff., fem. form.

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

Yāmika (यामिक).—i. e. yāma + ika, I. adj. One who announces the watches, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 3, 63. Ii. f. , Night.

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

Yāmika (यामिक).—[adjective] keeping watch; [masculine] watchman, night-watcher.

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

1) Yamikā (यमिका):—[from yamaka > yam] f. ([scilicet] hikkā) a kind of hiccough, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

2) Yamika (यमिक):—[from yam] n. [dual number] (with agastyasya) Name of two Sāmans, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]

3) Yāmika (यामिक):—[from ] a mfn. being on watch or guard

4) [v.s. ...] m. (also with puruṣa) a night-watcher, watchman, [Kādambarī; Naiṣadha-carita; Kathāsaritsāgara]

5) Yāmikā (यामिका):—[from yāmika > yā] f. = yāminī, night, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) Yāmika (यामिक):—b See p. 850, col. 1.

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

Yāmikā (यामिका):—(kā) 1. f. Night.

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

Yāmika (यामिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jāmiga.

[Sanskrit to German]

Yamika in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Yāmika (ಯಾಮಿಕ):—[noun] a night watch-man.

context information

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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