Aticar: 3 definitions



Aticar 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Atichar.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aticar (अतिचर्).—1 P.

1) To transgress, violate; be unfaithful to, offend (as a wife &c.); स्वं स्वमाचारमत्यचारिषुः (svaṃ svamācāramatyacāriṣuḥ) Dk.162; यथा चाहं नातिचरे पतीन् (yathā cāhaṃ nāticare patīn); पुत्राः पितॄनत्यचरन्नार्यश्चात्यचरन् पतीन् (putrāḥ pitṝnatyacarannāryaścātyacaran patīn) Mb; धर्मे चार्ये च कामे च नातिचरामि-विवाहमन्त्र (dharme cārye ca kāme ca nāticarāmi-vivāhamantra).

2) To pass by, neglect, omit.

3) To overtake, overcome; surpass, excel.

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

Aticar (अतिचर्).—escape, go past ([accusative]), transgress, also = seq. vyati commit offence against ([accusative]).

Aticar is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ati and car (चर्).

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

Aticar (अतिचर्):—[=ati-√car] to pass by;

—to overtake, surpass;

—to transgress, offend, be unfaithful to.

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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