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Sometimes transliterated as: Ilika, IlikA, Ilikaa
It is derived from "ilā iva" which means 'Like ilā' and refers to the Earth.
Ilikā is a feminine form.
The word Ilikā can be split as ilā+svārthe kan+ṭāp.
- As per Śabdaratnāvalī
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu