Balatkara, Balātkāra: 13 definitions


Balatkara 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Balatkar.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

balātkāra (बलात्कार).—m (S) Violence, force in compulsion or exaction; power wrongfully exerted or applied.

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baḷātkāra (बळात्कार).—See balāḍhya &c.

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

balātkāra (बलात्कार).—m Violence. Rape, power wrongfully exerted, ravishing.

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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»] — Balatkara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Balātkāra (बलात्कार).—

1) Using violence, employing force.

2) Outrage, violence, force, oppression, exaction; शाप- यन्त्रितपौलस्त्यबलात्कारकचग्रहैः (śāpa- yantritapaulastyabalātkārakacagrahaiḥ) (adūṣitān) R.1.47; बलात्कारेण निर्वर्त्य (balātkāreṇa nirvartya) &c.

3) Injustice.

4) (In law) Detention of the person of a debtor by the creditor and the employment of forcible means to recover the debt.

Derivable forms: balātkāraḥ (बलात्कारः).

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

Balātkāra (बलात्कार).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. Violence, oppression, exaction. 2. (In law.) The detention of the person of a debtor by his creditor, and the violent measures taken by the latter, (flogging, &c.) to recover his debt. E. bala strength, at to go, aff. kvip, balāt, and kāra making, doing.

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

Balātkāra (बलात्कार).—i. e. bala + at (abl. of bala), -kāra, m. Violence, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 173; [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 24, 19.

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

Balātkāra (बलात्कार).—[masculine] (acting with) force or violence; °— & [instrumental] by force, violently.

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

1) Balātkāra (बलात्कार):—[=balāt-kāra] [from balāt > bal] a m. employment of force, violence, oppression, injustice (ibc.; am ind. and reṇa ind. = forcibly, violently), [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] (in law) the detention of the person of a debtor by his creditor to recover his debt, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [=balāt-kāra] b etc. See [column]2.

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

Balātkāra (बलात्कार):—[balā-tkāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Violence, oppression, exaction.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Balātkāra (बलात्कार) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Balakāra, Balakkāra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Balatkara in German

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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Balatkara in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Balātkāra (बलात्कार) [Also spelled balatkar]:—(nm) rape, ravishment, commitment of rape, criminal assault; violence; oppression; ~[tkārī] a ravisher, one who commits rape or assaults criminally; ~[tkṛta] raped, ravished, one who has suffered a criminal assault, one whose chastity has been violated.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Balatkara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Balātkāra (ಬಲಾತ್ಕಾರ):—

1) [noun] a compelling; compulsion; persuasion.

2) [noun] the power or the effect of compelling, persuading.

3) [noun] the unlawful compelling of a woman through physical force or duress to have sexual intercourse; rape.

4) [noun] (jain.) a class of jaina mendicants or sages.

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