Akritya, Akṛtya: 10 definitions


Akritya 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.

The Sanskrit term Akṛtya can be transliterated into English as Akrtya or Akritya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

akṛtya (अकृत्य).—n S An evil or improper deed.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Akṛtya (अकृत्य).—a. Unfit to be done.

-tyam 1 A crime, an improper act.

2) That which cannot be done; न हि वचनस्य किंचिदकृत्यमस्ति (na hi vacanasya kiṃcidakṛtyamasti) ŚB. on MS. 6.1.44.

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

Akṛtya (अकृत्य).—n. wrong, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 309; 128, 12.

Akṛtya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and kṛtya (कृत्य).

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

Akṛtya (अकृत्य).—[adjective] = akartavya.

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

1) Akṛtya (अकृत्य):—[=a-kṛtya] [from a-kṛta] mfn. not to be done, criminal

2) [v.s. ...] n. crime.

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

Akṛtya (अकृत्य):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-tyaḥ-tyā-tyam) Improper, not to be done. E. a neg. and kṛtya.

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

Akṛtya (अकृत्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Akaya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Akritya 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

Akṛtya (ಅಕೃತ್ಯ):—[adjective] unfit to be done; not to be performed; criminal; sinful.

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Akṛtya (ಅಕೃತ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] an act punishable by law; a crime.

2) [noun] an act prohibited from the religious or moral point of view.

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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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