Dharmavanijika, Dharmavāṇijika, Dharma-vanijika: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmavāṇijika (धर्मवाणिजिक).—

1) one who tries to make profit out of his virtue like a merchant.

2) one who performs religious rites with a view to reward, like a merchant dealing in transactions for profit.

Derivable forms: dharmavāṇijikaḥ (धर्मवाणिजिकः).

Dharmavāṇijika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and vāṇijika (वाणिजिक). See also (synonyms): dharmabāṇijika.

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

Dharmavāṇijika (धर्मवाणिजिक):—[=dharma-vāṇijika] [from dharma > dhara] ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) m. one who tries to make a profit out of his virtue like a merchant.

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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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