Donate
   
Select your preferred input and type any Sanskrit or English word. Enclose the word in “” for an EXACT match e.g. “yoga”.
Grammar Search
"sanaka" has 2 results
sanaka: masculine vocative singular stem: sanaka
sanaka: neuter vocative singular stem: sanaka
Monier-Williams Search
2 results for sanaka"
Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
sanakamfn. former, old, ancient ( sanakāt kāt- ind."from of old") View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sanakam. Name of a ṛṣi- (one of the four mind-born sons of brahmā-, described as one of the counsellors or companions of viṣṇu- and as inhabiting the janar-loka-;the other three are sana-, sanatkumāra-, and sa-nandana-;some reckon seven of these mind-born sons) (confer, compare ) ; of an inspired legislator [ confer, compare Latin Seneca; Gothic sineigs.] View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Macdonell Search
1 result
sanaka a. (RV.) former, old: ab. from olden time; m. N. of a Rishi (C.).
Vedic Index of
Names and Subjects
1 result1 result
sanaka Occurs as the name of one of the two Kāpyas (the other being Navaka) who took part in the sacrifice of the Vibhindukīyas, which is mentioned in the Jaiminiya Brāh­maṇa. Ludwig thinks that the Sanakas are referred to as non-sacrificers in one passage of the Rigveda, but this is very doubtful.
Vedabase Search
1 result
2 results
sanaka noun (masculine) name of a son of Brahman name of a son of Śiva in the form of Kaṅka
Frequency rank 6275/72933
sanaka adjective former (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
old (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 25688/72933
Parse Time: 1.293s Search Word: sanaka" Input Encoding: IAST IAST: sanaka