Acarita, Ācarita: 9 definitions


Acarita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Acharita.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ācarita (आचरित).—p S Performed, done, managed--a business &c.: observed, practised, employed, used--a faith, form &c.

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ācarita (आचरित).—n S Behaviour, deportment, conduct.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ācarita (आचरित).—p. p.

1) Done, observed, practised, as a rite or usage &c.

2) Usual, customary.

3) Enjoined, fixed by rule.

4) Inhabited, colonied; देशमुत्सादय- त्येनमगस्त्याचरितं शुभम् (deśamutsādaya- tyenamagastyācaritaṃ śubham) Rām.1.25.14.

-tam 1 Conduct. behaviour. वाग्देवताचरितचित्रितचित्रसद्मा जयदेवः (vāgdevatācaritacitritacitrasadmā jayadevaḥ)

2) One of the five means of recovering or paying back debt; धर्मेण व्यवहारेण छलेनाचरितेन च । प्रयुक्तं साधयेदर्थं पञ्चमेन बलेन च (dharmeṇa vyavahāreṇa chalenācaritena ca | prayuktaṃ sādhayedarthaṃ pañcamena balena ca) || Manusmṛti 8.49; see also Bṛhaspati quoted by Kull.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ācarita (आचरित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Observed, practised, either as a rite or usage. 2. Usual, costomary. 3. Enjoined, fixed by rule. E. āṅ before cara to go, affix kta.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ācarita (आचरित).—[neuter] arrival, conduct, custom, customary proceeding, usage, way.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Acarita (अचरित):—[=a-carita] n. not eating, abstinence from food ([according to] to [Scholiast or Commentator] on [Yājñavalkya ii, 40, ]but in [Manu-smṛti viii, 49 ]rather read ā-carita, q.v.).

2) Ācarita (आचरित):—[=ā-carita] [from ā-car] mfn. passed or wandered through, frequented by, [Mahābhārata iii, 2651; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] observed, exercised, practised, [Mahābhārata i, 7259, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] (in [grammar]) enjoined, fixed by rule, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya; Pāṇini 1-4, 51] [commentator or commentary]

5) [v.s. ...] n. approaching, arrival, [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra]

6) [v.s. ...] conduct, behaviour, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] the usual way (of calling in debts), [Manu-smṛti viii, 49.]

8) [v.s. ...] distress for debt (in the legal sense), [Manu-smṛti viii, 49].

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ācarita (आचरित):—[ā-carita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Practised.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ācarita (आचरित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Āvariya, Ayariya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Acarita in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ācarita (ಆಚರಿತ):—[adjective] practiced; followed; observed.

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Ācarita (ಆಚರಿತ):—[noun] = ಆಚರಣೆ - [acarane -] 1.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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