Citrikara, Citrīkāra: 5 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Chitrikara.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Citrīkāra (चित्रीकार).—Wonder, surprise.

Derivable forms: citrīkāraḥ (चित्रीकारः).

See also (synonyms): citrīkaraṇa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Citrikāra (चित्रिकार).—see citrīkāra.

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Citrīkāra (चित्रीकार).—once citrīkara (?), m. (to prec., q.v.; Pali usually cittikāra, but also cittī° according to Critical Pali Dictionary s.v. acittikāra; the usual [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] form is citrī°, but citri° also occurs, in prose; cittī° or citti° is not authenticated; Lefm. cittikāraṃ Lalitavistara 196.3, but practically all mss. citr°), (1) respect, reverence: citrikārānuyuktaḥ Lalitavistara 56.9 (verse); read citrikāra(ṃ) for text citrakāraḥ 119.9 (verse) and for text cittikāraṃ 196.3 (above); citrikāra-bahumāna- 270.6—7 (prose; so all mss.; Lefm. em. citti°); citrīkāra- (various forms) Lalitavistara 278.8 (prose; 2 mss. citri°); 429.16 (prose; no v.l.); Mahāvyutpatti 1759 (°raḥ; Tibetan gces par byed pa, making esteemed); Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 172.16; 173.6; Śikṣāsamuccaya 41.17; 151.17; 183.14; Daśabhūmikasūtra 46.8; 62.15; Megh 288.16 (read mahatā gurugaurava- citrīkāreṇa; misunderstood by Bendall); Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 494.15; Gaṇḍavyūha 467.17; citrikāra- Mahāvastu i.89.15 (prose; 1 ms. citrī°); pūrvarāja-citrīkareṇa (mss.; read °kāreṇa, probably) Mahāvastu ii.439.18 (prose). Often associated with gaurava, sometimes with prīti, prasāda, and the like. (2) citrīkāraḥ in Mahāvyutpatti 7563 (compare Sanskrit citrīkṛta, made into a picture) = Tibetan mtshan mar ḥdzin pa daṅ ḥdom na bkra bar ḥdzin pa, which perhaps means the taking for a sign or the taking for vari- egated (?). Follows apasphoṭanam, rūpaṇāt, and rūpyate.

Citrīkāra can also be spelled as Citrikāra (चित्रिकार).

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

Citrīkāra (चित्रीकार):—[=citrī-kāra] [from citrī > cit] m. idem, [Lalita-vistara xix, 102.]

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Citrikara in German

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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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