Akshetra, Akṣetra: 9 definitions


Akshetra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Akṣetra can be transliterated into English as Aksetra or Akshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Akṣetra (अक्षेत्र).—a. [na.ta.] Destitute of fields; uncultivated.

-tram 1 A bad field (apraśastam kṣetram); अक्षेत्रे बीजमुत्सृष्टमन्तरैव विनश्यति (akṣetre bījamutsṛṣṭamantaraiva vinaśyati) Manusmṛti 1.71.

2) Not a good geometrical figure.

3) (fig.) A bad pupil, unworthy recipient or receptacle (of anything).

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

Akṣetra (अक्षेत्र).—n. a barren field, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 71. Karmakṣetra, i. e.

Akṣetra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and kṣetra (क्षेत्र).

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

Akṣetra (अक्षेत्र).—1. [neuter] no field, barren ground.

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Akṣetra (अक्षेत्र).—2. [adjective] uncultivated, uninhabitable, [comparative] tara.

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

1) Akṣetra (अक्षेत्र):—[=a-kṣetra] mfn. destitute of fields, uncultivated, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. a bad field, [Manu-smṛti x, 71]

3) [v.s. ...] a bad geometrical figure.

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

Akṣetra (अक्षेत्र):—I. [tatpurusha compound] n.

(-tram) 1) A bad or barren field.

2) (In geometry.) Lines simply combined together, as an angle (opp. to kṣetra or the regular figures as a triangle, a square, a cube &c.). E. a neg. and kṣetra. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-traḥ-trā-tram) Having no fields, uncultivated. E. a priv. and kṣetra.

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

Akṣetra (अक्षेत्र) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Akkhitta.

[Sanskrit to German]

Akshetra in German

context information

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

Akṣētra (ಅಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ):—

1) [noun] uncultivated land.

2) [noun] a piece or expanse of land unfit for raising crop.

3) [noun] any field of activity that is unsuitable for a person.

context information

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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