Ashitakara, Aśītakara, Ashita-kara: 3 definitions



Ashitakara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Aśītakara can be transliterated into English as Asitakara or Ashitakara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśītakara (अशीतकर).—&c. the sun.

Derivable forms: aśītakaraḥ (अशीतकरः).

Aśītakara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśīta and kara (कर). See also (synonyms): aśītaraśmi.

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

Aśītakara (अशीतकर).—m.

(-raḥ) The sun. E. a neg. śīta cold, and kara a ray, and similar compounds, as aśītadīdhitiḥ, aśītamarīciḥ, &c.

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

Aśītakara (अशीतकर):—[=a-śīta-kara] [from a-śīta] m. = aśiśira-kara q.v.

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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. 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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