Kathanaka, Kathānaka: 11 definitions
Kathanaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.
Kathanaka has 9 English definitions available.
Alternative spellings of this word include Kathanak.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Kathānaka (कथानक):—n. eine kleine Erzählung [Vetālapañcaviṃśati 15, 13. 21, 14. 27, 14. 18.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss 194, 23.] — Vgl. in Betreff der Endung krayāṇaka, bhayānaka, śayānaka .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Kathānaka (कथानक):—n. eine kleine Erzählung , Erzählung überh. [Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi 1,533,13.] [Indische studien von Weber 15,265.276.]
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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Ends with: Campakashreshthikathanaka, Champaka-shreshthikathanaka, Ekadashyutpattikathanaka, Kalakacharya-kathanaka, Mahabharatakathanaka, Mrigavyadhakathanaka, Savitrivratakathanaka, Tripancashatkriyakathanaka, Uttama-charitra-kathanaka.
Full-text (+119): Vaijnanashalika, Sadharita, Savahita, Sarasari, Mrigopakhyana, Kadashaya, Shuddhatva, Mahebhya, Ashvavahyali, Guptikri, Sattragara, Uttama-charitra-kathanaka, Haribala, Catakadesha, Nitpitrika, Campakashreshthikathanaka, Motapalli, Galarandhra, Gardabhividya, Vakshahkarika.
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