Alamkri, Alaṃkṛ, Alam-kri: 3 definitions


Alamkri 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 Alaṃkṛ can be transliterated into English as Alamkr or Alamkri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Alaṃkṛ (अलंकृ).—8 U.

1) To prepare, make ready [Ved.].

2) To ornament, decorate, grace; तत्र च शयनीयमलंचकार (tatra ca śayanīyamalaṃcakāra) K.27; कतमो वंशोऽलंकृतः (katamo vaṃśo'laṃkṛtaḥ) Ś.1.

3) To prevent from, impede (with gen.).

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Alaṃkṛ (अलंकृ).—&c. see separately below.

Alaṃkṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms alam and kṛ (कृ). See also (synonyms): alaṃkāra.

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

Alaṃkṛ (अलंकृ):—[=alaṃ-√kṛ] [from alaṃ > alam] (cf. araṃ-√kṛta sub voce aram), to make ready, prepare, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa], ([indeclinable participle] -kṛtvā q.v.);

—to decorate, ornament, [Rāmāyaṇa] etc., ([indeclinable participle] -kṛtya q.v.);

—to impede, check, violate (with [genitive case]), [Manu-smṛti viii, 16.]

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

Alaṃkṛ (अलंकृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Alaṃkara.

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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