Adhikrita, aka: Adhikṛta; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Adhikṛta can be transliterated into English as Adhikrta or Adhikrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

Adhikṛta (अधिकृत, “lawyer”) represents one of the members that makes up the jury of a law court, according to Brihaspati.

Source: Shodhganga: Kakati Ganapatideva and his times (artha)
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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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adhikṛta (अधिकृत).—p S Established in an office or charge. 2 Meant, intended, borne in view.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

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Adhikṛta (अधिकृत).—p. p. [kṛ-kta] Authorised, appointed &c.; one possessed of authorised qualification, &c.; राज्ञश्चा- धिकृतो विद्वान् ब्राह्मणः (rājñaścā- dhikṛto vidvān brāhmaṇaḥ) Ms.8.11; पात्राणि नाट्येऽधिकृताः (pātrāṇi nāṭye'dhikṛtāḥ).

-taḥ An officer, official, functionary, superintendent, head, one in charge of any thing; संभावना ह्यधिकृतस्य तनोति तेजः (saṃbhāvanā hyadhikṛtasya tanoti tejaḥ) Ki.6.46; प्रासाद° (prāsāda°) Mu.3; Pt.1.424; राष्ट्र° (rāṣṭra°) Y.1.338.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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