Akarya, Akārya: 13 definitions


Akarya 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Akārya (अकार्य).—Not a grammatical positive operation: e. g. elision (लोप (lopa).) cf. ननु च लोप एवेत्कार्यं स्यात् । अकार्यं लोपः । (nanu ca lopa evetkāryaṃ syāt | akāryaṃ lopaḥ |) M. Bh. on I.3.2.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

akārya (अकार्य).—a (S) That is not to be done, improper: also inexpedient or inadvisable. Hence, as s n, An improper deed or action; a sin or a crime.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

akārya (अकार्य).—a Improper, that is not to be done. n An improper deed, sin.

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

Akārya (अकार्य).—a. [na. ta] Improper, not fit to be done.

-ryam An improper, unworthy or bad act, a criminal or sinful action; मा नाम वैक्लव्यादकार्यं कुर्यात् (mā nāma vaiklavyādakāryaṃ kuryāt) Mṛcchakaṭika 3. (ātmaghātādirūpam).

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

Akārya (अकार्य) or Akāryya.—mfn.

(-ryaḥ-ryā-ryaṃ) Improper not to be done. n. (ryaṃ) An improper act. E. a neg. kārya to be done.

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

Akārya (अकार्य).—I. adj. not to be done. Ii. n. a wrong action.

Akārya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and kārya (कार्य).

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

Akārya (अकार्य).—[adjective] & [neuter] = akartavya.

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

1) Akārya (अकार्य):—[=a-kārya] mfn. not to be done, improper

2) [v.s. ...] n. a criminal action.

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

Akārya (अकार्य):—[tatpurusha compound] I. m. f. n.

(-ryaḥ-ryā-ryam) Not to be done, improper. Ii. n.

(-ryam) An improper, wicked act. E. a neg. and kārya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Akarya in German

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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 (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

Akārya (ಅಕಾರ್ಯ):—[adjective] not fit to be done; improper.

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Akārya (ಅಕಾರ್ಯ):—[noun] an improper act; a deed prohibited religiously, morally, socially or legally; (law) malfeasance.

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Akārya (ಅಕಾರ್ಯ):—[noun] the action or deed of Viṣṇu.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Akārya (अकार्य):—n. 1. unworthy act; anything not worth doing; 2. lack of action;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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