Avaraka, Āvaraka: 10 definitions



Avaraka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āvaraka (आवरक).—a (S) That encloses, encircles, enwraps, covers: also that restrains, restricts, curbs, checks.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

āvaraka (आवरक).—a That encloses or restrains.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āvaraka (आवरक).—&c. see आवृ (āvṛ).

See also (synonyms): āvaraṇa.

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Āvaraka (आवरक).—a. Covering, concealing.

-kam A cover, veil.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Avaraka (अवरक).—adj. (= Pali oraka; -ka probably pejorative), wretchedly poor, inferior, mean: °keṇa kuśalamūlena Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 456.3; Lalitavistara 89.22; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 79.12 (all prose); °kam, quasi- substantive (?) nt., Mahāvyutpatti 2701 = Tibetan ṅan ṅon sordid, etc. ([Tibetan-English Dictionary]). In some cases the mss. of Divyāvadāna and Avadāna-śataka read avaraka for avavaraka, q.v., which Mironov reads for Mahāvyutpatti 2701.

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

Āvaraka (आवरक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) A cover, a veil, what covers or conceals. E. āṅa before vṛ with vun aff.

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

1) Āvaraka (आवरक):—[=ā-varaka] a etc. See 1. ā-√vṛ.

2) [=ā-varaka] [from ā-vṛ] b mfn. covering, concealing, darkening, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

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

Āvaraka (आवरक):—[ā-varaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. A cover.

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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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