Avaraka, Āvaraka: 10 definitions
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: 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.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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
(-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.
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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