Anukara, Anukāra: 15 definitions

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Anukara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anukāra : (m.) imitation.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Anukāra, (cp. anukaroti) imitation Dpvs v.39. (Page 34)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anukāra (अनुकार).—m Imitating or copying. Ex. kāmātu- rā strīvaśa jyā prakārēṃ dāvitasē buddha janānukārēṃ || 2 Resemblance.

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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

Anukara (अनुकर).—a. Imitating.

-raḥ An assistant.

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Anukāra (अनुकार).—[kṛ-ghañ] Imitation, resemblance; सुलभानुकारः खलु जगति वेधसो निर्माणसंनिवेशः (sulabhānukāraḥ khalu jagati vedhaso nirmāṇasaṃniveśaḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9.

Derivable forms: anukāraḥ (अनुकारः).

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

Anukāra (अनुकार).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. Imitation. 2. Resemblance. E. anu like, and kṛñ to do, with aṇ aff.

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

Anukāra (अनुकार).—i. e. anu-kṛ + a, m. 1. Imitation. 2. Resemblance.

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

Anukara (अनुकर).—[adjective] doing after, imitating; [masculine] assistant, helper.

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Anukāra (अनुकार).—1. [masculine] imitation.

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Anukāra (अनुकार).—2. [adjective] imitating, resembling.

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

1) Anukara (अनुकर):—[=anu-kara] [from anu-kṛ] mfn. imitating, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. an assistant, [Atharva-veda xii, 2, 2.]

3) Anukāra (अनुकार):—[=anu-kāra] [from anu-kṛ] m. imitation, resemblance.

4) [v.s. ...] dancing, a dance, [Haravijaya]

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

Anukara (अनुकर):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-raḥ-rā-ram) Doing any thing like another, imitating. E. kṛ with anu, kṛt aff. ap.

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Anukāra (अनुकार):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-raḥ) 1) Imitation.

2) Resemblance. E. kṛ with anu, kṛt aff. ghañ.

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

Anukāra (अनुकार):—[anu-kāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Imitation.

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

Anukāra (अनुकार) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aṇuāra, Aṇukāra.

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Anukara 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Aṇukara (अणुकर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Anukṛ.

2) Aṇukāra (अणुकार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Anukāra.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anukara (ಅನುಕರ):—

1) [adjective] following the example of; taking as one’s model or pattern.

2) [adjective] acting the same as; impersonating.

3) [adjective] assisting; helping; seconding.

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Anukara (ಅನುಕರ):—[noun] (a wrong form of ಅನುತರ್ಷ [anutarsha]) a round shaped open bowl for drinking liquids; a cup.

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Anukāra (ಅನುಕಾರ):—

1) [noun] the act of imitating, following otheṛs manners, gestures.

2) [noun] the act, art or occupation of performing in plays, movies, etc.; acting.

3) [noun] the state or quality of being similar; resemblance or likeness; similarity.

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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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