Maccha, Macchā: 16 definitions
Maccha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
Maccha has 14 English definitions available.
Alternative spellings of this word include Machchha.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Maccha (मच्छ):—(aus matsya) m. Fisch [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1343,] [Scholiast] [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] [Oxforder Handschriften 16,a,25.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Maccha (मच्छ):—m. Fisch. macchākṣāṅka Adj. mit einem Fischauge gezeichnet (eine schlechte Perle) [Rājan 13,156.] Prakritisch für matspa.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+15): Maccha Jataka, Maccha Sutta, Macchabandha, Macchabhatta, Macchada, Macchadani, Macchagandha, Macchagumba, Macchakshanka, Macchala, Macchamamsa, Macchamdha, Macchamdia, Macchamta, Macchamuni, Macchanda, Macchandar, Macchandar Vahal, Macchandi, Macchara.
Full-text (+38): Matsya, Maccharattha, Kapila Maccha Vatthu, Varija, Macchi, Macchakshanka, Macchika, Mahajanapada, Macchamamsa, Ambucarin, Khiṇamaccha, Macchavalaka, Macchabhatta, Vilopa, Shakunika, Macchabandha, Pagusa, Magara, Kapila Sutta, Ruccanaka.
Search found 8 books and stories containing Maccha, Macchā; (plurals include: Macchas, Macchās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 216: Maccha-jātaka < [Book II - Dukanipāta]
Jataka 34: Maccha-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
Jataka 75: Maccha-jātaka < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
The Life of Sariputta (by Nyanaponika Thera)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)