Aptakarin, Āptakārin, Apta-karin: 7 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āptakārin (आप्तकारिन्).—a. doing things in a fit or confidential manner; अरक्षिता गृहे रुद्धाः पुरुषैराप्तकारिभिः (arakṣitā gṛhe ruddhāḥ puruṣairāptakāribhiḥ) Manusmṛti 9.12. m. a trusty, agent or confidential servant; तस्माद्गच्छन्तु पुरुषाः स्मारणायाप्तकारिणः (tasmādgacchantu puruṣāḥ smāraṇāyāptakāriṇaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.239.17.

Āptakārin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āpta and kārin (कारिन्).

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

Āptakārin (आप्तकारिन्).—m. (-rī) A trusty agent, a confidential servant. E. āpta trusted, and kārin who acts.

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

Āptakārin (आप्तकारिन्).—[adjective] acting properly or faithfully, i.e. trustworthy.

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

1) Āptakārin (आप्तकारिन्):—[=āpta-kārin] [from āpta > āp] mfn. managing affairs in a fit or confidential manner

2) [v.s. ...] m. a trusty agent, a confidential servant, [Mahābhārata; Manu-smṛti etc.]

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

Āptakārin (आप्तकारिन्):—[āpta-kārin] (rī) 5. m. Trusty agent.

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Aptakarin 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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