Anukara, Anukāra: 15 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: 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)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
anukāra (अनुकार).—m Imitating or copying. Ex. kāmātu- rā strīvaśa jyā prakārēṃ dāvitasē buddha janānukārēṃ || 2 Resemblance.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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
(-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)
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: 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.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
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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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.
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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