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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