Lakshaka, Lakṣaka: 10 definitions


Lakshaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Lakshaka has 8 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Lakṣaka can be transliterated into English as Laksaka or Lakshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Lakṣaka (लक्षक):—

1) adj. (von lakṣay) indirect bezeichnend (nicht benennend), elliptisch —, metonymisch ausdrückend: abhidhāditrayopādhivaiśiṣṭhyāttrividho mataḥ . śabdo pi vācakastadvallakṣako vyañjakastathā .. [Sāhityadarpana 31.] [Oxforder Handschriften 246,a, No. 619.] —

2) m. Nomen proprium zweier Männer [Rājataraṅgiṇī 8, 913. 2178.] —

3) n. = lakṣa hunderttausend: padātīnāṃ trilakṣakam [PAÑCAR. 1, 4, 51. 2, 4, 32.]

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

Lakṣaka (लक्षक):——

1) Adj. indirect bezeichnend , elliptisch — , metonymisch ausdrückend.

2) m. ein Mannsname. —

3) n. hunderttausend.

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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 (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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