Dharmadhikara, aka: Dharmādhikāra, Dharma-adhikara; 3 Definition(s)

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Dharmadhikara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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dharmādhikāra (धर्माधिकार).—m S The office of Censor. 2 A justice or magistrate.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dharmādhikāra (धर्माधिकार).—m The office of censor; a justice or magistrate.

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

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Dharmādhikāra (धर्माधिकार).—

1) superintendence of religious affairs; Ś1.

2) administration of justice.

3) the office of a judge.

Derivable forms: dharmādhikāraḥ (धर्माधिकारः).

Dharmādhikāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and adhikāra (अधिकार).

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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