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arka: masculine vocative singular stem: arka
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arkam. ( arc-), Ved. a ray, flash of lightning etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. the sun etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. (hence) the number,"twelve", View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. Sunday View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. fire View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. crystal View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. membrum virile View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. copper View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. the plant Calotropis Gigantea (the larger leaves are used for sacrificial ceremonies; see arka-kośī-, -parṇ/a-, palaś/a-,etc. below) etc., a religious ceremony (see arkāśvamedha-below) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. praise hymn, song (also said of the roaring of the marut-s and of indra-'s thunder) and View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. one who praises, a singer View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. Name of indra- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. a learned man (see )
arkam. an elder brother View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkam. Name of a physician (see arka-cikitsā-below) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkamn. (with agneḥ-, indrasya-, gautamasaḥ-,etc.) Name of different sāman-s View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arkamn. food and (see ) . View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
arka2 Nom. P. kati-, to become a sun, View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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arka अर्क a. [अर्च्-घञ्-कुत्वम् Uṇ.3.4.]. Fit to be worshipped (अर्चनीय). -र्कः 1 A ray of light, a flash of lightning (Ved.). -2 The sun; आविष्कृतारुणपुरःसर एकतो$र्कः Ś.4.2. -3 Fire. य एवमेतदर्कस्यार्कत्वं वेद Bṛi. Up. 1.2.1. -4 A crystal; पुष्पार्ककेतकाभाश्च Rām.2.94.6. -5 Copper. -6 Sunday. -7 Membrum virile. एवा ते शेपः सहसायमर्को$ङ्गेनाङ्गं संसमकं कृणोतु Av.6.72.1. -8 N. of the sun-plant, Calatropis Gigantea (Mar. रुई), a small tree with medicinal sap and rind; अर्कस्योपरि शिथिलं च्युतमिव नवमल्लिकाकुसुमम् Ś.2.9; यमाश्रित्य न विश्रामं क्षुधार्ता यान्ति सेवकाः । सो$र्कवन्नृपतिस्त्याज्यः सदापुष्पफलो$पि सन् Pt.1.51. अर्के चेन्मधु विन्देत ŚB. on MS. -9 N. of Indra. -1 A sort of religious ceremony. -11 Praise, hymn; praising, extolling, song of praise. -12 A singer (Ved. in these two senses). -13 A learned man. -14 An elder brother. -15 Food (अर्कम् also). -16 N. of Viṣṇu. -17 A kind of decoction. -18 The seventh day of a month. -19 The उत्तरा- फल्गुनी asterism. -2 The number 12. -21 The sunstone (सूर्यकान्त); मसारगल्वर्कमयैर्विभङ्गैर्विभूषितं हेमनिबद्धचक्रम् Mb.12.46.33. cf. अर्को$र्कपर्णे स्फटिके ताम्रे सूर्ये दिवस्पतौ । ज्येष्ठभ्रातरि शुक्ले$र्कपादपे च पुमान् भवेत् ॥ Nm. -Comp. -अंशः, -कला a digit or 12th part of the sun's disc. -अश्मन् m. -उपलः 1 the sun-stone, heliotrope, girasol. -2 a sort of crystal or ruby. -आह्वः the swallow wort. -इन्दुसंगमः the time of conjunction of the sun and moon (दर्श or अमावास्या). -कान्तः A class of eleven storeyed buildings; Māna.29.25-34. -कान्ता 1 N. of a plant commonly called हुड्हुडिया. -2 sun's wife. -3 sun's shadow. -कुण्डतीर्थम् N. of a Tīrtha; Skanda P. -क्षेत्रम् 1 the field of the sun; the sign Leo, presided over by the sun. -2 N. of a holy place in Orissa. -ग्रहः The eclipse of the sun; Bṛi. S. -ग्रीवः N. of the Sāman. -चन्दनः a kind of red sandal (रक्तचन्दन). -चिकित्सा Arka's work on medical science. -जः epithet of Karṇa, Yama, Sugrīva. (-जौ) the two Aśvins regarded as the physicians of Heaven. -तनयः 'a son of the sun', an epithet of Karṇa, Yama, Manu Vaivasvata, Manu Sāvarṇi and Saturn; see अरुणात्मज. (-या) N. of the rivers Yamunā and Tāpti. -त्विष् f. light of the sun. -दिनम्, -वासरः Sunday. -दुग्धम् milky sap or exudation of Arka. -नन्दनः, -पुत्रः, -सुतः, -सूनुः N. of Saturn, Karṇa or Yama. -नयन a. one whose eyes are difficult to be gazed at. (-नः) an epithet of Virat Puruṣa. -नामन् m. the red arka tree. -पत्रः, -पर्णः N. of the plant अर्क. (-त्रा) a kind of birthwort (सुनन्दा, अर्कमूला) with wedge-shaped leaves. (-त्रम्, -र्णम्) the leaf of the अर्क plant. -पादपः N. of a plant (निम्ब); another tree (आकन्द). -पुष्पम् a flower of arka -पुष्पाद्यम् N. of a Sāman. (-ष्पी), -पुष्पिका N. of a plant (कुटुम्बिनी) -पुष्पोत्तरम् N. of a Sāman. -प्रकाश a. Bright like the sun; Mb. -प्रिया N. of a plant (जव). -बन्धुः, -बान्धवः 1 N. of Buddha Śākyamuni, meaning सूर्यवंश्यः, cf. शुद्धोदनो नाम नृपो$र्कबन्धुः Bu. Ch.9.9. -2 a lotus (the sun-lotus). -भम् 1 an asterism influenced by the sun. -2 the sign Leo. -3 उत्तराफल्गुनीनक्षत्र. -भक्ता = ˚कान्ता q. v. -मण्डलम् disc of the sun. -मूलः, -ला = ˚पत्रा; विलिखति वसुधामर्कमूलस्य हेतोः Bh.2.1. -रेतोजः Revanta, the son of Sūrya. -लपणम् Saltpetre. -वर्षः a solar year. -वल्लभः 1 N. of a plant (बन्धूक; Mar. दुपारी). -2 a lotus. -विवाहः marriage with the arka plant (enjoined to be performed before a man marries a third wife, who thus becomes his fourth); चतुर्थादिविवाहार्थं तृतीयो$र्कं समुद्वहेत् Kāśyapa. -वेधः N. of a tree (तालीशपत्र). -व्रतः, -तम् 1 a vow performed on माघशुक्लसप्तमी. -2 the law or manner of the sun; when a king exacts taxes from his subjects only to add to their material comforts and happiness, just as the sun draws up water during 8 months of the year, only to give it back increased a thousandfold, he is said to follow अर्कव्रत, अष्टौ मासान् यथादित्यस्तोयं हरति रश्मिभिः । तथा हरेत्करं राष्ट्रान्नित्यमर्कव्रतं हि तत् ॥ Ms.9.35; cf. R.1.18 (the point of comparison may also be the imperceptible way in which the sun absorbs water, see Pt.1.221). -शोकः Ved. brilliancy of rays. -सातिः f. 1 finding of rays. -2 poetical inspiration; finding out hymns; रपत् कविरिन्द्रार्कसातौ Rv.1. 174.7. -सोदरः 'brother of the sun', an epithet of Airāvata. -हिता = ˚कान्ता q. v.
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arka ark-á, m. song, i. 85, 2; x. 15, 9 [arc sing].
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arka m. ray; sun; sun-god; hymn; singer; kind of tree or shrub; -nandana, m. planet Saturn; -pattra, n. leaf of the Arka; -prabhâ-gâla, n. sun-beams; -ripu, m. Râhu; -vrata, n. manner of the sun.
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arka As the name of the tree Colotropis gigantea, is perhaps found in one obscure passage of the Atharvaveda.
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arkathe strong blowing of air from the mouth at the time of the utterance of the surd consonants; cf Vāj. Śikṣā. 280.
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arka noun (masculine neuter) food (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of different Sāmans (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 44883/72933
arka noun (masculine) a learned man (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a ray (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a religious ceremony (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a singer (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an elder brother (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Calotropis gigantea Beng. (the larger leaves are used for sacrificial ceremonies) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
copper (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
crystal (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
fire (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
flash of lightning (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
hymn (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
membrum virile (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a physician (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Indra (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one who praises (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
praise (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Sunday (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
song (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the number twelve (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the sun (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[medic.] a fermented decoction (Kumar, Damodaran Suresh (0), 57) [medic.] a kind of decoction (Kumar, Damodaran Suresh (0), 58) [medic.] a kind of destillated drug (Kumar, Damodaran Suresh (0), 58)
Frequency rank 408/72933
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arka

1. sun; 2. purple calatropis; madar tree; Calotropis procera, C. gigantea. 3. distillate; a liquid medicinal preparation obtained by distillation of certain liquids or of drugs with volatile constituents, soaked in water using the distillation apparatus ex: ajāmodārka.









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