Vacika, Vācika, Vācikā: 18 definitions

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Vacika 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.

Vacika has 17 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vachika.

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

Vācika (वाचिक):—1. (von vāc) [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 4, 35.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 7, 15.]

1) adj. durch Worte bewirkt, aus Worten hervorgegangen, in Worten bestehend [Mahābhārata 12, 13490.] kāyikaṃ vācikaṃ caiva manasā samupārjitam . tatsarvaṃ nāśamāyāti [18, 303.] karmadoṣāḥ [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 12, 9.] pāruṣye daṇḍavācike (das suff. gehört zu beiden Worten) [8, 6.] bāhugrīvānetrasakthivināśa so v. a. angedroht [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 2, 208.] abhinaya in Worten bestehende Darstellung so v. a. Declamation [Sāhityadarpana 274.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 283.] [Oxforder Handschriften 102,b,31. 200,a,1.] tri durch drei Worte bewirkt [Pañcatantra 222, 16. fg.] ; vgl. [221, 7.] —

2) n. Auftrag [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 5, 18.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 276.] [Hārāvalī 166.] bhṛtyamekaṃ vaṇigveśma prāhiṇoddattavācikam [Rājataraṅgiṇī 6, 35.]

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Vācika (वाचिक):—2. m. Hypokoristikon von vāgāśīrdatta [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 3, 84, Vārttika von Kātyāyana. 3, Scholiast]

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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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