Akritrima, Akṛtrima: 13 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Akṛtrima can be transliterated into English as Akrtrima or Akritrima, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Akratrim.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम).—Non-technical: not formed or not arrived at by grammatical operations such as the application of affixes to crude bases and so on; natural; assigned only by accident. cf the gram. maxim कृत्रिमाकृतिमयोः कृत्रिमे कार्यसंप्रत्ययः (kṛtrimākṛtimayoḥ kṛtrime kāryasaṃpratyayaḥ) which means "in cases of doubt whether an operation refers to that expressed by the technical sense or to that which is expressed by the ordinary sense of a term, the operation refers to what is expressed by the technical sense." Par. śek. Par.9 also M. Bh. on I.1.28.

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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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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Akritrima in Mahayana glossary
Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम) refers to “not artificial”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “Ratnapāṇi said: ‘Son of good family, what are those four dharmas included in?’ Gaganagañja said: ‘Son of good family, these four dharmas are included in eight dharmas. What are the eight? To wit, (1) the absence of fraud is included in honest and clarity; (2) the absence of deception is included in the absence of not artificial (akṛtrima) and pure intention; (3) non-attachment to anything in particular is included in the unsullied thought and the undiminished vigour; (4) going to a different state is included in the collection of merits and the collection of knowledge’”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Akritrima in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम).—a (S) Inartificial, not factitious, natural. 2 Uncreated, self-existent--the Deity. 3 Real, actual, not illusory. 4 Genuine, not counterfeit. 5 Guileless, honest, openminded.

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akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम).—n (S) Openness, artlessness, ingenuousness, sincerity.

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

akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम).—a Natural; real; genuine; honest. n Sincerity.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Akritrima in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम).—a. [na. ta.]

1) Natural, not man-made.

2) Spontaneous.

3) Valid, true.

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

Akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम).—mfn.

(-maḥ-mā-maṃ) Natural, inartificial, not made. E. a neg. kṛtrima artificial.

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

Akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम).—adj. Candid, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 199.

Akṛtrima is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and kṛtrima (कृत्रिम).

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

Akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम):—[=a-kṛtrima] mf(ā)n. inartificial.

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

Akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-maḥ-mā-mam) Inartificial, natural, perfect. E. a neg. and kṛtrima.

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

Akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम):—[a-kṛtrima] (maḥ-mā-maṃ) a. Natural.

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Akritrima 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Akritrima in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Akṛtrima (अकृत्रिम) [Also spelled akratrim]:—(a) natural; genuine; unsophisticated, unaffected; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Akritrima in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Akṛtrima (ಅಕೃತ್ರಿಮ):—

1) [adjective] not artificial; natural; genuine.

2) [adjective] not cheating; upright; honest.

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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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