Bahishkara, Bahiṣkāra: 5 definitions



Bahishkara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Bahiṣkāra can be transliterated into English as Bahiskara or Bahishkara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bahishkara in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bahiṣkāra (बहिष्कार).—m (S) Expulsion from caste. v ghāla. 2 Putting out gen.

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

bahiṣkāra (बहिष्कार).—m Expulsion from caste, ex- communication. Boycott.

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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

[«previous next»] — Bahishkara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bahiṣkāra (बहिष्कार).—

1) Expulsion, exclusion.

2) Excommunication.

Derivable forms: bahiṣkāraḥ (बहिष्कारः).

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

Bahiṣkāra (बहिष्कार):—[=bahiṣ-kāra] [from bahiṣ > bahis] m. expulsion, removal, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bahiṣkāra (बहिष्कार):—(wie eben) m. Ausschliessung, Verjagung: purādeḥ [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 4, 177.]

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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