Anukriti, Anukṛti: 11 definitions


Anukriti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Anukṛti can be transliterated into English as Anukrti or Anukriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anukṛti (अनुकृति).—f S Imitating or copying: also mocking or mimicking.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

anukṛti (अनुकृति).—f Imitating. Mocking.

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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

Anukṛti (अनुकृति).—f.

1) Imitation; त्वदीयसुचरितैकदेशस्यानुकरणं किलैतत् (tvadīyasucaritaikadeśasyānukaraṇaṃ kilaitat) Mu.7.

2) Copy, resemblance, similarity; शब्दानुकरणम् (śabdānukaraṇam) onamatopoeia; अव्यक्तानुकरणस्यात इतौ (avyaktānukaraṇasyāta itau) P.VI. 1.98; V.4.57; I.4.62; धूमोद्गारानुकृतिनिपुणाः (dhūmodgārānukṛtinipuṇāḥ) Meghadūta 71.

3) Compliance; ओमित्येतदनुकृति ह स्म वै (omityetadanukṛti ha sma vai) Taitt. Up.8.

Derivable forms: anukṛtiḥ (अनुकृतिः).

See also (synonyms): anukaraṇa.

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

Anukṛti (अनुकृति).—[anu-kṛ + ti], f. Imitation, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 70.

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

Anukṛti (अनुकृति):—[=anu-kṛti] [from anu-kṛ] f. imitation, a copy, compliance.

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

Anukṛti (अनुकृति):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-tiḥ) 1) Making or doing any thing like or in imitation of another, imitating.

2) Resemblance, similarity. E. kṛ with anu, kṛt aff. ktin.

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

Anukṛti (अनुकृति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aṇukii, Aṇugii.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anukriti 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Anukṛtī (अनुकृती):—(nf) an imitation; imitative shape or form; emulation.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anukṛti (ಅನುಕೃತಿ):—

1) [noun] the act of reproducing what another has said; acting in the same manner the other person has done; the result of such imitating; imitation.

2) [noun] the act of helping, doing something in favour of another; assistance; a tendency to give in readily to others; compliance.

3) [noun] an exact reproduction or copy; a facsimile.

4) [noun] a word formed in imitation of a sound or another word.

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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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