Definition of Kartik

1. Noun. The eighth month of the Hindu calendar.

Exact synonyms: Karttika
Group relationships: Hindu Calendar
Generic synonyms: Hindu Calendar Month



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kartik

Karnic
Karnofsky scale
Karnofsky score
Karo Batak
Karok
Karol Wojtyla
Karoo
Karpathos
Karpov
Kars
Karsavina
Karst
Kartagener's syndrome
Kartagener's triad
Kartagener syndrome
Kartik
Kartikeya
Karttika
Karttikeya
Kartu
Kartveli
Kartvelian
Kartvelians
Kartvelology
Karuk
Karuks
Kasabach
Kasai River
Kasai operation
Kasbarian

Literary usage of Kartik

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1. A Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma, and Ceylon: Including the by John Murray (Firm) (1903)
"Bali Pratipada is held on the 1st day of kartik, when Hindus fill a basket with ... kartik Ekadashi, held on the llth of kartik, in honour of Vishnu, ..."

2. The Prem Sagur by Lallu Lal, W. Hollings (1863)
"By lucky accident, while they were engaged in propitiation, the pleasure giving season, including Assin and kartik came. From the time the month of kartik ..."

3. Bombay High Court Reports: Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Bombay by High Court of Judicature, Bombay (Presidency), William Ellerker Hart (1872)
"... for should the rain fall continually the timo will be lost." There was, therefore, a good reason for fixing the end of kartik, or middle of November, ..."

4. Benares, the Sacred City: Sketches of Hindu Life and Religion by Ernest Binfield Havell (1905)
"Hindu, he wished to worship Krishna in the month of kartik, but found the fasting so irksome that he begged Krishna to relax the rule in ..."

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