Adhyapaka, aka: Adhyāpaka, Ādhyāpaka; 5 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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adhyāpaka (अध्यापक).—m (S) A teacher, esp. an instructor in the sacred books.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adhyāpaka (अध्यापक).—m A teacher, instructor.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Adhyāpaka (अध्यापक).—[adhi-i-ṇic-ṇvul] A teacher, preceptor, instructor; especially of the Vedas; व्याकरण°, न्याय° (vyākaraṇa°, nyāya°) professor or teacher of grammar, logic &c.; भृतक° (bhṛtaka°) a hired teacher, mercenary teacher; °उदितः (uditaḥ) styled a professor. According to Viṣṇu-Smṛti an adhyāpaka is of 2 kinds : he is either an Achārya i. e. one who invests a boy with the sacred thread and initiates him into the Vedas, or he is an Upādhyāya i. e. one who teaches for livelihood (vṛttyartham) See Ms.2.14-141. and the two words. [उपनीय तु यः शिष्यां वेदमध्यापयेद्द्विजः । सकल्पं सरहस्यं च तमाचार्यं प्रचक्षते ॥ एकदेशं तु वेदस्य वेदाङ्गान्यपि वा पुनः । योऽध्यापयति कृत्त्यर्थमुपाध्यायः स उच्यते (upanīya tu yaḥ śiṣyāṃ vedamadhyāpayeddvijaḥ | sakalpaṃ sarahasyaṃ ca tamācāryaṃ pracakṣate || ekadeśaṃ tu vedasya vedāṅgānyapi vā punaḥ | yo'dhyāpayati kṛttyarthamupādhyāyaḥ sa ucyate) ||]

Derivable forms: adhyāpakaḥ (अध्यापकः).

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Adhyāpaka (अध्यापक).—See under अधि (adhi).

See also (synonyms): adhyāpana, adhyāya.

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Ādhyāpaka (आध्यापक).—[adhyāpaka eva svārthe aṇ] A teacher, a spiritual preceptor.

Derivable forms: ādhyāpakaḥ (आध्यापकः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhyāpaka (अध्यापक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A teacher, one who instructs in the sacred books. E. adhi, and iṅ to go, in the causal form, and vun aff.

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Ādhyāpaka (आध्यापक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A teacher, a scriptual preceptor. E. āṅ prefixed to the causal of adhi to peruse, affix vun.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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