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Kartika - Meaning of Kartika

What does Kartika mean?

[ 3 syll. kar-ti-ka, ka-rt-ika ] The baby boy name Kartika is pronounced as Kaa-RTih-Ker- †. Kartika's language of origin is Sanskrit and it is used largely in the Indian language. The name means 'of the Krttikas, of the Pleiades'. In Hindu mythology, the god Murugan was raised by the six sisters known as the Krttika or the Pleiades, hence his name Kartika or Kartikeya. This is also a name of a son of Shiva.

Variants of Kartika include Kartikeya (English) and Karttikeya (Indian).

See also the related form, Kritika (Indian).

See also the related categories, god, son (heir), and sanskrit.

Kartika is irregularly used as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.

† English pronunciation for Kartika: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"


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