Car, Cār: 12 definitions


Car means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology, Tamil. 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.

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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Car (चर्).—A short term (Pratyahara) for the hard unaspirated surds and श्, ष्, स् (ś, , s). The change of the second, third and fourth letters into the first is called चर्त्वः (cartvaḥ) cf. अभ्यासे चर्च । खरि च । वावसाने । (abhyāse carca | khari ca | vāvasāne |) Pan. VIII.4.54-56.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Car in India is the name of a plant defined with Buchanania lanzan in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Buchanania latifolia Roxb..

2) Car in Nigeria is also identified with Pennisetum purpureum It has the synonym Gymnotrix nitens Andersson (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2000)
· Fl. N.S.W. n. 19, Gramineae (1975)
· Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1978)
· Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse (1905)
· Cytologia (1989)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Car (चर्).—1 P. (carati, cacāra, acārīt, caritum, carita or sometimes cīrṇa)

1) To walk, move, go about, roam, wander; नष्टाशङ्का हरिणशिशवो मन्दमन्दं चरन्ति (naṣṭāśaṅkā hariṇaśiśavo mandamandaṃ caranti) Ś.1.15 (car may mean here 'to graze' also); इन्द्रियाणां हि चरताम् (indriyāṇāṃ hi caratām) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 2.67; कपय- श्चेरुरार्तस्य रामस्येव मनोरथाः (kapaya- ścerurārtasya rāmasyeva manorathāḥ) R.12.59; Manusmṛti 2.23,6.68; 8.236;9.36;1.55.

2) (a) To perform, do, act; रचयति रेखाः सलिले यस्तु खले चरति सत्कारम् (racayati rekhāḥ salile yastu khale carati satkāram) Bv.1.98. (b) To practise, perform, observe; चरतः किल दुश्चरं तपः (carataḥ kila duścaraṃ tapaḥ) R.8.79; Y.1.6; Manusmṛti 3.3.

3) To act, behave towards, conduct oneself (oft. with loc. of the person); चरतीनां च कामतः (caratīnāṃ ca kāmataḥ) Manusmṛti 5.9;9.287; आत्मवत्सर्वभूतेषु यश्चरेत् (ātmavatsarvabhūteṣu yaścaret) Mb; तस्यां त्वं साधु नाचरः (tasyāṃ tvaṃ sādhu nācaraḥ) R.1.76 (where the root may be also ācar).

4) To graze; सुचिरं हि चरन् शस्यम् (suciraṃ hi caran śasyam) H.3.9.

5) To eat, consume.

6) To be engaged in, be busy with.

7) To live, continue to be, continue in any state.

8) To spread, be diffused.

9) To live, be, exist.

1) To move, travel through, pervade, go along, follow. -Caus. (cāra- yati)

1) To cause to move or go.

2) To send, direct, move.

3) To drive away.

4) To cause to perform or practise.

5) To cause to copulate.

6) To cause to graze, pasture.

7) To obtain knowledge of, acquaint oneself with.

8) To doubt. [cf. L. curro.]

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

Car (चर्).—[cara] r. 1st cl. (carati) 1. To go. 2. To eat. 3. To behave or act, (in this sense āṅ is usually prefixed;) With ati, and āṅ prefixed, To transgress, to go astray. With abhi, 1. To deceive, to betray. 2. To conjure. 3. To attend. With anu, 1. To follow, to attend. 2. To imitate. With āṅ To practise. a duty. With ut, (uccarate) 1. To transgress. 2. To expel. 3. (uccarati) To go up, to rise. With upa, 1. To approach. 2. To worship With pari, To serve. With pra, 1. To prevail as a custom. 2. To declare, to manifest. With vi and abhi, To go astray, to act wickedly. With sam (sañcarate) 1. To ride upon. 2. (sañcarati) To accompany. With sam and āṅ 1. To perform. 2. To announce. r. 10th cl. (cārayati) 1. To doubt 2. To be free from doubt. With vi prefixed, To discuss, to dispute, to reason upon or respecting any doubtful points. bhvā-para-saka-seṭ . cu-ubha-saka-seṭ .

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

Car (चर्).— (for original ścar, cf. āścarya), i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] (in epic poetry also [Ātmanepada.], Mahābhārata 3, 12655), 1. To move, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 51, 8. 2. To go, Mahābhārata 1, 3071. 3. To graze, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 23; with acc., [Hitopadeśa] 81, 15. 4. To go through, over, along (with acc.), [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 185; 9, 238; [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 3632. 5. To behave, to live, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 90. 6. To act, Mahābhārata 14, 534; viṣamam, To deal unjustly, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 287. 7. To make, to perform, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 30; 11, 53; vivādam, To contest, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 8; Indravratam, To act like Indra, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 304; tejovrittam, To emulate the power and acts, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 303. 8. To treat, tapasā ...indriyagrāmam, To mortify one’s flesh, Mahābhārata 14, 544. 9. To spy, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 6, 16.

— Ptcple. of the pf. pass. I. carita, n. 1. Going, [Suśruta] 1, 21, 17. 2. Doing, acting, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 76; adventures in daśakumāra-, i. e. daśan-, The adventures of the ten princes, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 179, 2. Comp. Dus-, n. sin, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 48. Su-, 1. adj. 1. well-conducted. 2. well-managed. 11. n. 1. good action, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 58. 2. good-conduct. Ii. cīrṇa, Performed, Mahābhārata 15, 91.

— Ptcple. of the fut. pass. I. caritavya; Ii. cartavya, Mahābhārata 13, 5134. Iii. carya, see separately.

— Absol., I. caritvā; Ii. cartvā, Mahābhārata 5, 3790; Iii. cīrtvā, Mahābhārata 13, 495.

— Infin. I. caritum; Ii. cartum, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 14, 15.

— [Causal.] cāraya, 1. To cause to graze, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 3548. 2. To cause to wander, Mahābhārata 3, 1498. 3. To send out, Mahābhārata 12, 2705. 4. To expel, Mahābhārata 12, 12944. 5. To cause to perform, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 176. 6. To permit to hold a culpable intercourse, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 362. 7. To cause to be spied, Mahābhārata 3, 10030.

— Frequent. cañcūrya, 1. To rove, Mahābhārata 1, 7910. 2. To wander over (with acc.), [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 3726. Anomalous ptcple. of the pres. cañcūryant, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 3602.

— With ati ati, 1. To over-step, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 12790. 2. To trespass, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 10, 8. 3. To offend (one’s husband by committing adultery, one’s parents by disobedience), Mahābhārata 12, 8387.

— With vyati vi -ati, To offend somebody, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 101, 11.

— With anu anu, 1. To ramble through, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 59, 19. 2. To follow, Mahābhārata 4, 652. 3. To act, Mahābhārata 3, 1303. anucarita, n. Doing, history, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 6, 10. [Causal.] To cause to be marched through, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 266.

— With antar antar, To move in the midst, Mahābhārata 3, 2989.

— With apa apa, 1. To trespass, Mahābhārata 12, 9566. 2. To offend, Mārk. P. 13, 13. apacarita, n. Sin, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 106.

— With abhi abhi, 1. To offend, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 102. 2. To use witchcraft, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 19, 13. 3. To occupy, to possess, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 34, 10.

— With vyabhi vi-abhi, 1. To offend, Mahābhārata 1, 3234. 2. To fail, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 18, 5. 3. To surpass, [Kirātārjunīya] 5, 34.

— With ava ava, [Causal.] To apply, [Suśruta] 2, 8, 12.

— With abhyava abhi-ava, [Causal.] To send out, Mahābhārata 12, 3779.

— With ā ā, 1. To frequent, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 57, 11. 2. To live, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 180. 3. To act, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 110. 4. To treat, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 102. 5. To perform, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 156; to make, Mahābhārata 4, 117. 6. To act according to custom, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 108, 22. ācarita, n. 1. Behaviour, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 14, 26. 2. Acting desperately, in order to excite compassion (as killing wife and cattle, and sitting before some-one’s door till he complies with what is wished for), [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 49. ācīrṇa, Eaten.

— With adhyā adhi-ā, To occupy, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 119 (śayyāsane 'dhyācarite śreyasā, A couch or chair being occupied by a superior).

— With anvā anu-ā, To imitate, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 4, 6.

— With abhyā abhi-ā, To practise, Mahābhārata 12, 9719.

— With samudā sam-ud -ā, 1. To treat, Mahābhārata 12, 1203 (read samudº instead of sadudº). 2. To perform, Mahābhārata 13, 3968.

— With upā upa-ā, 1. To serve, Mahābhārata 2, 408. 2. To treat, Mahābhārata 18, 95.

— With samupā sam -upa-ā, 1. To treat, [Suśruta] 1, 47, 4. 2. To practise, Mahābhārata 3, 10572.

— With samā sam-ā, 1. To walk, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 185, 9. 2. To act, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 78. 3. To perform, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 231. 4. With dūrād, To remove far from, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 151. samācīrṇa, Committed, Mahābhārata 8, 1281.

— With anusamā anu-sam-ā, To perform, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 22, 53.

— With ud ud, 1. To rise, Mahābhārata 3, 10088. 2. To fly back (as a bow), [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 2, 7, 25. 3. To void one’s excrements, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 49. 4. To utter, to pronounce, Mahābhārata 5, 917. 5. To leave, Naiṣ. 5, 48 ([Ātmanepada.]). 6. To offend, Mahābhārata 16, 43. uccarita, n. Excrements, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 5, 32. [Causal.] To utter, to pronounce, Mahābhārata 1, 966.

— With prod pra ud, To pronounce, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 14694. [Causal.] To cause to sound, [Pañcatantra] 21, 3.

— With pratyud prati-ud, [Causal.] To excite, Mahābhārata 8, 3553.

— With vyud vi-ud, 1. To offend ([Ātmanepada.]). 2. To have culpable intercourse (with instr.), Mahābhārata 3, 12868.

— With upa upa, 1. To approach, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 64, 5. 2. To serve, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 254; to attend, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 199, 21; to honour, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 193. 3. To treat, [Pañcatantra] 43, 10. 4. pass. To be used metaphorically (with loc.), [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 11, 37. upacīrṇa, Attended, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 23, 38.

— With dus dus, To treat ill, to deceive, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 2, 25.

— With nis nis, 1. To come out, Mahābhārata 1, 8235. 2. To appear, Mahābhārata 6, 4543. 3. To proceed, Mahābhārata 5, 4929.

— With vinis vi-nis, To proceed, Mahābhārata 4, 1322.

— With pari pari, 1. To go round, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 52, 5. 2. To serve, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 243; to attend, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 46, 11. 3. To honour.

— With pra pra, 1. To proceed, to appear, Mahābhārata 6, 2189; [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 35, 18. 2. To succeed, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 3, 2. 3. To visit, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 55, 5. 4. To walk, [Prabodhacandrodaya, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 33, 10. 5. To circulate, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 2, 40. 6. To act, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 284. 7. To perform, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 100. [Causal.] To cause to graze, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 785.

— With saṃpra sam-pra, To advance, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 16, 105.

— With prati prati, [Causal.] To diffuse, Mahābhārata 12, 12742.

— With vi vi, 1. To go in different directions, [Hiḍimbavadha] 2, 31; to rove, Mahābhārata 3, 2486. 2. To wander through, Mahābhārata 1, 3931 ([Ātmanepada.]). 3. To live lasciviously, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 20. 4. To fail, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 9, 1, 15. 5. To act, [Pañcatantra] 26, 3. 6. To live, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 18; 9, 302 (to live virtuously); with instr., To converse with, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 28, 52. 7. To make, to perform, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 10148. vicarita, n. Roving, [Nala] 24, 49. vicīrṇa, 1. Wandered through, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 73, 25. 2. Performed, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 307. [Causal.] 1. To cause to run, [Arjunasamāgama] 6, 17. 2. To cause to go round, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 13, 44; buddhim, To reflect, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 41, 9. 3. To seduce, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 49, 6. 4. To consider, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 178. 5. To doubt, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 23, 19. 6. To hesitate, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 35, 25; to decide, Mahābhārata 4, 235. vicārita, n. 1. Consideration, [Sāvitryupākhyāna] 3, 13. 2. Scruple, [Mṛcchakaṭikā, (ed. Stenzler.)] 9, 5.

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

Car (चर्).—carati (carate) [participle] carita (q.v.) & cīrṇa move, go, drive ([with] [instrumental]), walk, roam, wander through or along ([accusative]), pervade, explore (only [participle] carita); behave, conduct one’s self, act or deal with ([instrumental] or [locative]), be engaged or busy with ([instrumental]), have sexual intercourse with ([instrumental]); continue doing or being ([participle], adj., [gerund], or [adverb]); exercise, perform, produce, cause, effect, do, make, render (2 [accusative]); consume, eat, feed, pasture. —[Causative] cārayati cause to move, walk, roam, eat, pasture, approach sexually, set in motion, impel; cause to do (2 [accusative]). [Desiderative] cicariṣati or cicarṣati try to go, be willing to approach sex. ([instrumental]). [Intensive] carcarīti or carcūryate ([with] act. & pass. mg) move quickly or repeatedly, wander, roam ([accusative] or [locative]).

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

Car (चर्):—[class] 1. carati, rarely te ([subjunctive] carat, 3 [plural] carān, [Ṛg-veda]; perf. cacāra [Atharva-veda] etc., 2 sg. cacartha, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iv, 28, 52]; [plural] cerur, etc.; ratur, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.; [Ātmanepada] cere, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iii, 1, 19]; [future] cariṣyati, te; [Aorist] acārīt [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv etc.]; [infinitive mood] caritum [ii; Mahābhārata i, iii; Rāmāyaṇa] or cartum [Mahābhārata iii, xiii; Rāmāyaṇa iii; Bhāgavata-purāṇa v], [Vedic or Veda] caradhyai [Ṛg-veda i, 61, 12], caritave [113, 5], carase [92, 9 and v, 47, 4], carāyai [vii, 77, 1], caritos [Aitareya-āraṇyaka i, 1, 1, 7]; [indeclinable participle] caritvā, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv; Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 75, 19]; cartvā, [Mahābhārata v, 3790]; cīrtvā, [xiii, 495]; p. carat)

—to move one’s self, go, walk, move, stir, roam about, wander (said of men, animals, water, ships, stars, etc.), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc.;

—to spread, be diffused (as fire), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā xix, 7];

—to move or travel through, pervade, go along, follow, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to behave, conduct one’s self, act, live, treat (with [instrumental case] or [locative case]), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc.;

—to be engaged in, occupied or busy with (instr e.g. yajñena c, ‘to be engaged in a sacrifice’ [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]), [Ṛg-veda x, 71, 5; Atharva-veda vi, 117, 1; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa] etc.;—(with [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa iv; Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Kauśika-sūtra; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra] or without [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa ii, xiv] mithunam) to have intercourse with, have to do with ([instrumental case]);

— (with a p. or [adjective (cf. [masculine, feminine and neuter; or adjective])] or [indeclinable participle] or [adverb]) to continue performing or being (e.g. arcantaś cerur, ‘they continued worshipping’ [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa i]; svāminam avajñāya caret, ‘he may go on despising his master’ [Hitopadeśa]), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] etc.;

— (in [astronomy]) to be in any asterism or conjunction, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā];

—to undertake, set about, under go, observe, practise, do or act in general, effect, make (e.g. vratāni ‘to observe vows’ [Atharva-veda] etc.; vighnaṃ c, ‘to put a hindrance’ [Mahābhārata]; bhaikṣaṃ c ‘to beg’ [Manu-smṛti ii]; vivādaṃ c, ‘to be engaged in a lawsuit’ [Manu-smṛti viii, 8]; mṛgayāṃ c, ‘to hunt’ [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]; sambandhāṃś c, ‘to enter into connections’ [Manu-smṛti ii, 40]; mārgaṃ cacāra bāṇaiḥ, ‘he made a way with arrows’ [Rāmāyaṇa iii, 34, 4]; tapasā indriyāṇi c, to exercise one’s organs with penance, [Mahābhārata xiv, 544]), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc.;

—to consume, eat (with [accusative]), graze, [Yājñavalkya iii, 324; Pañcatantra; Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, x; Subhāṣitāvali; Hitopadeśa];

—to make or render (with double [accusative]) e.g. narendraṃ satya-sthaṃ carāma, ‘let us make the king keep his word’ [Rāmāyaṇa ii, 107, 19] :—[Causal] cārayati, to cause to move or walk about, [Atharva-veda xii, 4, 28] ([Aorist] acīcarat), [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa xxx, 8; Lāṭyāyana];

—to pasture, [Mahābhārata xiv; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa iii, x];

—to send, direct, turn, move, [Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to cause any one ([accusative]) to walk through ([accusative]), [Mahābhārata xii; Rāmāyaṇa v, 49, 14];

—to drive away from ([ablative]), [Mahābhārata xii, 12944];

—to cause any one ([accusative]) to practise or perform (with [accusative]), [Manu-smṛti xi, 177 and 192];

—to cause (any animal [accusative]) to eat, [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra ii, 2, 5 [Scholiast or Commentator]];

—to cause to copulate, [Manu-smṛti viii, 362];

—to ascertain (as through a spy [instrumental case]), [Mahābhārata iii, xv; Rāmāyaṇa i, vi];

—to doubt (cf. vi-), [Dhātupāṭha xxxiii, 71] :—[Desiderative] cicariṣati, to try to go, [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa xxx, 8](p. cicarṣat) ;

—to wish to act or conduct one’s self, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xi];

—to try to have intercourse with ([instrumental case]), [vi] :—[Intensive] carcarīti [Ātmanepada] or rarely ([Mahābhārata iii, 12850]) [Passive voice] cañcūryate (curīti and cūrti, [Pāṇini 7-4, 87f.]; [indeclinable participle] cūrya, [Rāmāyaṇa iv, 29, 22]; p. once [Parasmaipada] cūryat, [Harivaṃśa 3602])

—to move quickly or repeatedly, walk about, roam about (in [locative case]), [Atharva-veda xx, 127, 4; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to act wantonly or coquettishly, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya iv, 19] (cf. [Pāṇini 3-1, 24]);—(cf. πέλομαι, ἀμφί-πολο-ς, ἀνα-τολή etc.)

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

Car (चर्):—carati 1. a. To go; to eat. (ka) cārayati 10th to doubt, or not doubt. With abhi to deceive, conjure, attend; with anu to follow, imitate; with ā to practise; with ut to transgress, expel, rise; with upa to approach, worship; with pari to serve; with pra to preach, prevail; with vi to judge, discuss; with saṃ to ride on; with ati and ā to transgress; with vi and abhi to commit whoredom; with saṃ and ā to inform, to tell.

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

Car (चर्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Cara.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Cār (சார்) [cārtal] 4 transitive verb cf. car. [K. sār.]

1. To reach, approach; சென்றடைதல். சாரா வேதங் கள் [senradaithal. sara vethang kal] (நாலாயிர திவ்யப்பிரபந்தம் திருவாய்மொழி [nalayira thivyappirapandam thiruvaymozhi] 10, 5, 8).

2. To depend upon, take shelter in; புகலடைதல். [pugaladaithal.]

3. To be near to; அடுத்தல். கடல் சார்ந்து மின்னீர் பிறக்கும் [aduthal. kadal sarnthu minnir pirakkum] (நாலடியார் [naladiyar], 245).

4. To be associated or connected with; பத்துப்பாட்டு: பொருநராற்றுப்படை்தியிருத்தல். நலமாட்சி நல்லாரைச் சார்ந்து [porunthiyiruthal. nalamadsi nallarais sarnthu] (நாலடியார் [naladiyar], 175).

5. To unite; கலத்தல். நல்லெழில் மார்பனைச் சார்ந்து [kalathal. nallezhil marpanais sarnthu] (கலித்தொகை [kalithogai] 142).

6. To be related to; உறவுகொள்ளுதல். [uravugolluthal.] Colloq.

7. To resemble, equal; ஒத்தல். [othal.]

8. [Malayalam: cāru.] To lean upon, recline against; சாய்தல். [saythal.] (W.)

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Cār (சார்) noun < சார்-. [sar-.] [Malayalam: cār.]

1. Joining, uniting; கூடுகை. (சூடாமணிநிகண்டு). [kudugai. (sudamaninigandu).]

2. Place, situation; இடம். (பிங்கலகண்டு). [idam. (pingalagandu).]

3. A locative ending; இடப்பொரு ளுணர்த்தும் ஏழனுருபு. காட்டுச்சார்க் கொய்த சிறு முல்லை [idapporu lunarthum ezhanurupu. kattuchark koytha siru mullai] (கலித்தொகை [kalithogai] 117, 11).

4. Side; பக்கம். பழமொழிுமரத் தின் புறத்தொருசார் [pakkam. pazhumarath thin purathorusar] (திருவிளையாடற் புராணம் பழமொழிியஞ்சு. [thiruvilaiyadar puranam pazhiyanchu.] 12).

5. Bund across a river or channel with an opening for placing a fishing net; அணைக்கரை. [anaikkarai.] (W.)

6. Inner verandah under sloping roof surrounding the inner courtyard of a house; தாழ்வாரம். [thazhvaram.]

7. Kind, class, species; வகை. ஒருசா ராசிரியர். [vagai. orusa rasiriyar.]

8. Beauty, comeliness; அழகு. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [azhagu. (pingalagandu)]

9. A tree; ஒரு மரம். ஆரும் வெதிருஞ் சாரும் பீரும் [oru maram. arum vethirugn sarum pirum] (தொல். எழுத். [thol. ezhuth.] 363).

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Cār (சார்) noun < cāra. See சாரன்¹ [saran¹], 1. சிறுவ னுய்த்த சாரென நினைந்து [siruva nuytha sarena ninainthu] (கந்தபு. அவைபுகு. [kanthapu. avaipugu.] 151).

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Cār (சார்) noun < சார்-. [sar-.]

1. Wall; சுவர். தச்ச னஞ்சிச் சாரகழ்கள்வனென்கின்ற தன்மையினாய் [suvar. thacha nanchis saragazhkalvanenkinra thanmaiyinay] (நீலகேசி [nilagesi], 510).

2. Benami; மலரணை. [malaranai.] Nāñ.

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