Chandaka, Chamdaka: 9 definitions


Chandaka means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Chandaka has 7 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhandaka.

Ambiguity: Although Chandaka has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Candaka. It further has the optional forms Chaṇḍaka.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Chaṇḍaka (छण्डक):—[Hiouen-Thsang I, 313. 330] falsche Form für chandaka [2.]

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Chandaka (छन्दक):—

1) in sarvacchandaka Beiw. Nārāyaṇa’s [Mahābhārata 12, 12864 (S. 818], ult.); viell. alle Formen annehmend (vgl. chanda 2, a). — b) m. Nomen proprium (nach der tib. Uebers. der Lust sich hingebend, also von chanda 2, b) des Wagenlenkers Śākyasiṃha’s [Rgva tch’er rol pa 96. 199. 202. fgg.] [Burnouf 385.] [Lebensbeschreibung Śākyamuni’s 238 (8). 240 (10)]; vgl. chaṇḍaka. chandakanivartana die Umkehr des Ch., Name eines Caitya [Rgva tch’er rol pa 214.]

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Chandaka (छन्दक):—s. sarvacchandaka .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Chandaka (छन्दक):——

1) Adj. einnehmend , gewinnend in sarvacchandaka. —

2) m. Nomen proprium des Wagenlenkers von Śākyamuni.

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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