Akram, Ākram, A-kram: 3 definitions


Akram means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ākram (आक्रम्):—[=ā-√kram] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] (p. [Parasmaipada] -krāmat, [Mahābhārata i, 5018]; p. [Ātmanepada] ā-kramamāṇa, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]; [Aorist] ā-akramīt, [Ṛg-veda]; perf. p. [Ātmanepada] -cakramāṇa, [Ṛg-veda vi, 62, 2]; [indeclinable participle] -kramya, [Atharva-veda] etc.)

—to step or go near to, come towards, approach, visit, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc.;

—to step or tread upon ([accusative] [Ṛg-veda x, 166, 5; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti] etc. or [locative case] [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]);

— ([indeclinable participle] -kramya) to hold fast with the hands, seize, [Mahābhārata i, 5936; Rāmāyaṇa];

—to attack, invade, [Mṛcchakaṭikā] (Inf. -kramitum), [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa; Hitopadeśa];

— (in [astronomy]) to eclipse, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā];

—to undertake, begin (with [Infinitive mood]), [Rāmāyaṇa iii, 4, 5] : [Ātmanepada] -kramate ([Pāṇini 1-3, 40]; [future] p. -kraṃsyamāna)

—to rise, mount, ascend, [Atharva-veda ix, 5, 1 and 8; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata] etc.:—[Causal] -kramayati, to cause to come or step near, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Lāṭyāyana];

—to cause any one ([instrumental case]) to enter into ([accusative]), [Kumāra-sambhava vi, 52] :—[Desiderative] -cikraṃsate, to wish to ascend, [Pāṇini 1-3, 62 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ākram (आक्रम्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Akkama, Utthara, Utthāra, Occhuṃda, Ovagga, Ohāva, Cappa, Chuṃda, Rappa, Volla.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Akram in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) disorderly, chaotic..—akram (अक्रम) is alternatively transliterated as Akrama.

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