Daivalekhaka, aka: Daiva-lekhaka; 2 Definition(s)


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Daivalekhaka (दैवलेखक).—a fortune-teller, an astrologer.

Derivable forms: daivalekhakaḥ (दैवलेखकः).

Daivalekhaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daiva and lekhaka (लेखक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daivalekhaka (दैवलेखक).—m.

(-kaḥ) An astrologer, a fortune-teller. E. daiva fate likha to write, ṇvula aff.

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