Akaryakarin, Akāryakārin, Akarya-karin: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Akāryakārin (अकार्यकारिन्).—a.

1) an evil-doer, one who commits a misdeed; महापातकिनश्चैव शेषाश्चाकार्यकारिणः (mahāpātakinaścaiva śeṣāścākāryakāriṇaḥ) Manusmṛti 11.239 one that neglects one's duty; दानेनाकार्यकारिणः (dānenākāryakāriṇaḥ) (śudhyanti) 5.17.

Akāryakārin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms akārya and kārin (कारिन्).

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

Akāryakārin (अकार्यकारिन्).—[adjective] committing a bad action; [masculine] an evil-doer, offender.

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

1) Akāryakārin (अकार्यकारिन्):—[=a-kārya-kārin] [from a-kārya] mfn. an evil-doer

2) [v.s. ...] neglecting duty.

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

Akāryakārin (अकार्यकारिन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-rī-riṇī-ri) I. One who does not what ought to be done. E. a neg. and kāryakārin. Ii. One who does what ought not to be done, one who acts improperly. E. akārya and kārin.

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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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