Yantrika, Yantrikā, Yāntrika: 2 definitions


Yantrika 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yantrikā (यन्त्रिका).—(= yantraṇī above) कनिष्ठा श्यालिका हाली यन्त्रिका केलिकुञ्चिका (kaniṣṭhā śyālikā hālī yantrikā kelikuñcikā) Hemachandra.

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Yāntrika (यान्त्रिक).—a. (- f.)

1) Relating to instruments or machines.

2) Mechanically worked out (as refined sugar).

3) Artificial.

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

1) Yāntrika (यान्त्रिक):—mfn. ([from] yantra) relating to instruments or to (blunt) surgical instruments, [Suśruta]

2) mechanically refined (said of sugar), [ib.]

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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. 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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