Bhritaka, Bhṛtaka: 10 definitions


Bhritaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Bhṛtaka can be transliterated into English as Bhrtaka or Bhritaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhṛtaka (भृतक).—a. [bhṛtaṃ bharaṇaṃ vetanamupajīvati kan]

1) Nourished; कैकेय्या न वयं राज्ये भृतका हि वसेमहि (kaikeyyā na vayaṃ rājye bhṛtakā hi vasemahi) Rām.2.48.23.

2) Hired, paid.

-kaḥ A hired servant; ...... द्वादशमंशं भृतकः (dvādaśamaṃśaṃ bhṛtakaḥ) Kau. A.2.8.26; रक्षेत भृतकोऽरण्ये यथा गास्तादृगेव सः (rakṣeta bhṛtako'raṇye yathā gāstādṛgeva saḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3. 33.24.

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

Bhṛtaka (भृतक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A hired labourer. 2. A servant. E. bhṛta hired, kan added.

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

Bhṛtaka (भृतक).—[bhṛta + ka] (see bhṛ), 1. m. A servant, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 45. 2. (n.) Wages, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 156 (or ‘Hired’).

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

Bhṛtaka (भृतक).—[adjective] hired, paid; [masculine] a hired servant.

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

1) Bhṛtaka (भृतक):—[from bhṛ] mfn. brought, fetched (See drāg-bh)

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. hired, receiving wages

3) [v.s. ...] m. a hired labourer, servant, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

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

Bhṛtaka (भृतक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A hired labourer, a servant.

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

Bhṛtaka (भृतक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Bhayaka, Bhayaga.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhritaka in German

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhṛtaka (ಭೃತಕ):—

1) [adjective] nourished; fostered; helped to sustain.

2) [adjective] working or done for payment only; a mercenary.

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Bhṛtaka (ಭೃತಕ):—[noun] any man who will work for money; a labour; a mercenary; a coolie; a servant.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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