Apakarshaka, Apakarṣaka: 9 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Apakarshaka 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.

The Sanskrit term Apakarṣaka can be transliterated into English as Apakarsaka or Apakarshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

apakarṣaka (अपकर्षक).—a (S) That draws down or back &c.

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

apakarṣaka (अपकर्षक).—a Detracting from, lessening, diminishing.

context information

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»] — Apakarshaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apakarṣaka (अपकर्षक).—a.

1) Drawing or taking off or down, removing.

2) Lessening, diminishing, detracting from; दोषास्तस्य (doṣāstasya) (kāvyasya) अपकर्षकाः (apakarṣakāḥ) S. D.1.

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

Apakarṣaka (अपकर्षक).—i. e. apa-kriṣ + aka, adj. Deteriorating.

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

Apakarṣaka (अपकर्षक).—[adjective] detracting, diminishing.

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

Apakarṣaka (अपकर्षक):—[=apa-karṣaka] [from apa-kṛṣ] mf(ikā)n. drawing down, detracting (with [genitive case]), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

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

Apakarṣaka (अपकर्षक):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-rṣakaḥ-rṣikā-rṣakam) Detracting, de-preciating, making inferior. E. kṛṣ with apa, kṛt aff. ṇvul.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Apakarṣaka (अपकर्षक):—(wie eben) adj. subst. der herabzieht, Eintrag thut, mit dem gen.: doṣāstasyāpakarṣakāḥ (ergänze kāvyasya zu tasya) [Sāhityadarpana 7, 18. 8, 1.] Davon nom. abstr. katva [3, 10] : rasasyānapakarṣakatve .

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Apakarṣaka (अपकर्षक):—, rasāpakarṣakā doṣāḥ [Sāhityadarpana 572.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Apakarṣaka (अपकर्षक):—Adj. schmälernd , vermindernd.

context information

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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