Antahpuracara, Antaḥpuracara, Antahpura-cara: 6 definitions

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Antahpuracara 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Antahpurachara.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Antaḥpuracara (अन्तःपुरचर).—i. e.

Antaḥpuracara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms antaḥpura and cara (चर).

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

Antaḥpuracara (अन्तःपुरचर):—[=antaḥ-pura-cara] [from antaḥ] m. guardian of the women’s apartments.

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

Antaḥpuracara (अन्तःपुरचर):—[tatpurusha compound]

(-raḥ) One who has access to a gynæ-ceum, an attendant in a gynæceum. E. antaḥpura and cara.

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

Antaḥpuracarā (अन्तःपुरचरा):—[antaḥpura-carā] (rā) 1. f. Chambermaid.

[Sanskrit to German]

Antahpuracara 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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