Sainika: 15 definitions


Sainika 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.

Sainika has 14 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sainik.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Sainika (सैनिक):—(von senā)

1) adj. zu einem Heere gehörig [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 4, 45.] jana [Mahābhārata 7, 8877.] m. (am Ende eines adj. comp. f. ā) Soldat, gew. pl. Truppen [Amarakoṣa 2, 8, 2, 29.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 763.] [Medinīkoṣa k. 171.] [Mahābhārata 1, 7760] (sainikāṃśca mit der ed. Bomb. zu lesen). [7665. 3, 797. 15751. 7, 8576. 13, 7192.] [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 91, 60. 104, 27.] [Rāmāyaṇa Gorresio 1, 76, 17. 7, 21, 11.] [Raghuvaṃśa 3, 57. 61.] [Śākuntala 24, 8.] [Spr. (II) 675. 2030. 3815.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 12, 22. 43, 104. 56, 336.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 1, 256. 5, 258. 430.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 17, 25.] [Sāhityadarpana 82.] [Hitopadeśa 102, 12.] nach den Lexicographen auch = senārakṣa, sainyarakṣa . —

2) m. Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Śambara [Harivaṃśa 9252.]

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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