Deshacara, aka: Dēśācāra, Deśācāra, Desha-acara; 3 Definition(s)


Deshacara 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.

The Sanskrit terms Dēśācāra and Deśācāra can be transliterated into English as Desacara or Deshacara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Deshachara.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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dēśācāra (देशाचार).—m (S) The customs and manners of a country or region; local usage or practice.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dēśācāra (देशाचार).—m The customs and manners of a country.

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

Deshacara in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [D] · next »

Deśācāra (देशाचार).—a local law or custom, the usage or custom of any country; देश- धर्मान् जातिधर्मान् कुलधर्मांश्च शाश्वतान् (deśa- dharmān jātidharmān kuladharmāṃśca śāśvatān) Ms.1.118.

Derivable forms: deśācāraḥ (देशाचारः).

Deśācāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deśa and ācāra (आचार). See also (synonyms): deśadharma.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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