Ilikā

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Ilika, IlikA, Ilikaa


It is derived from "ilā iva" which means 'Like ilā' and refers to the Earth.[1]

Gender

Ilikā is a feminine form.

Grammatical Origin

The word Ilikā can be split as ilā+svārthe kan+ṭāp.


References

  1. As per Śabdaratnāvalī
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu