Astrakaraka, aka: Astrakāraka, Astra-karaka; 2 Definition(s)

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Astrakāraka (अस्त्रकारक).—a maker of weapons.

Derivable forms: astrakārakaḥ (अस्त्रकारकः).

Astrakāraka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms astra and kāraka (कारक). See also (synonyms): astrakāra, astrakārakārin.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Astrakāraka (अस्त्रकारक).—m.

(-kaḥ) An armourer. E. astra and kāraka who makes: so astrakāraḥ and astrakārin m. (-rī.)

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