Adhikrita, Adhikṛta: 5 definitions


Adhikrita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

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

In Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

Source: Shodhganga: Kakati Ganapatideva and his times (artha)

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

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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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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Adhikṛta.—(EI 23, 24), ‘an officer’; cf. Adhikārin. Note: adhikṛta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Adhikṛta (अधिकृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Superintended, guided. 2. Claimed or held as a right. 3. Set over, superintendent. m.

(-taḥ) 1. A superintendent in general. 2. Inspector of receipts and disbursements, an auditor of public accounts. E. adhi over, and kṛta made.

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Ādhīkṛta (आधीकृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Pledged, pawned, mortgaged. E. ādhi and kṛta made, with cvi augment.

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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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