Bhakara, Bhākara, Bhakāra: 4 definitions



Bhakara 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Bhakāra (भकार).—The consonant भ् (bh) with the vowel अ (a) and the affix कार (kāra) added for facility of utterance: cf. T. Pr. I. 17,21.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhākara (भाकर).—f Bread, or a cake of bread, sometimes of wheaten meal or flour, but commonly of meal of badzriacute;, jōndhaḷā &c. Pr. bhākarīsa tōṇḍa nāhīṃ bhāṇḍa- ṇāsa mūḷa nāhīṃ. The law of the use of this word is thus:--bhākara pl bhākarī is the form in the Desh, but, especially, amongst the vulgar. bhākarī is the classic form, signifying Bread, a cake of bread, cakes of bread, the particular sense and the number being determined by the number, singular or plural, of the adjective or verb in construction. bhākarī is the form in the Konkan̤--always singular, becoming in the plural bhākaṛyā. For a plain cake of wheaten meal or flour (a bannock or sconce) the term is pōḷī. bhākarīlā bhūka lāgalī Dinner is waiting Sir. bhākarī pāyānēṃ khāṇēṃ or mōḍaṇēṃ To be idiotic or crazy.

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

bhākara (भाकर).—

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

Bhakāra (भकार):—[=bha-kāra] [from bha] m. the letter or sound bha.

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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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