Ajnakarin, Ājñākārin, Ajna-karin: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ājñākārin (आज्ञाकारिन्).—a. obeying or executing orders, obedient.

-raḥ a servant; °करत्वमधिगम्य (karatvamadhigamya) V.3.19 being the obedient servant; कार्याणां गतयो विधेरपि नयन्त्याज्ञाकरत्वं चिरात् (kāryāṇāṃ gatayo vidherapi nayantyājñākaratvaṃ cirāt) Mu.7.16 subjection.

Ājñākārin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ājñā and kārin (कारिन्). See also (synonyms): ājñākara.

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

Ājñākārin (आज्ञाकारिन्).—mfn. (-rī-riṇī-ri) Obedient, ministrant, one who obeys or executes orders. E. ājñā and kārin who acts.

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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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