Apakaraka, Apakāraka: 7 definitions

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Apakaraka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Apakaraka in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

apakāraka (अपकारक).—a (S) apakārī a (S) pop. apakārīka a That injures or hurts; that works or occasions mischief, harm, detriment, damage; injurious, mischievous, detrimental, deleterious, pernicious, hurtful.

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

apakāraka (अपकारक) [-kārī, -कारी].—a Injurious, pernicious. mischievous, hurtful.

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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

[«previous next»] — Apakaraka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apakāraka (अपकारक).—a. Injuring, doing harm or wrong to, mischievous, offending, harmful, hurtful, injurious; मूषिका गृहजातापि हन्तव्या सापकारिणी (mūṣikā gṛhajātāpi hantavyā sāpakāriṇī) Pt.1.95, Śi.2.37.

-kaḥ, -rī An evil-doer (opp. upakārī), enemy; अपकारिषु यः साधुः स साधुः सद्भिरुच्यते (apakāriṣu yaḥ sādhuḥ sa sādhuḥ sadbhirucyate) H.1; अन्° (an°) harmless, not harmful.

See also (synonyms): apakārin.

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

Apakāraka (अपकारक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Injuring, pernicious. E. apa before, kṛ to do, ṇvul aff.

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

1) Apakāraka (अपकारक):—[=apa-kāraka] [from apa-kṛ] mfn. acting wrong, doing ill to (with [genitive case])

2) [v.s. ...] offending, injuring.

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

Apakaraka (अपकरक):—m. f. n.

(-rakaḥ-rikā-rakam) Born in apakara. Com-pare āpakara. E. apakara, taddh. aff. kan.

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Apakāraka (अपकारक):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-rakaḥ-rikā-rakam) Doing wrong, injuring. E. kṛ with apa, kṛt aff. ṇvul.

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

Apakāraka (अपकारक):—[apa-kāraka] (kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a. Injuring.

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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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