Doshakara, Doṣākara, Dosha-akara, Doṣakara, Dosha-kara: 9 definitions

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Doshakara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Doṣākara and Doṣakara can be transliterated into English as Dosakara or Doshakara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Doshakara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Doṣākara (दोषाकर).—a. faulty.

Doṣākara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms doṣa and ākara (आकर).

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Doṣakara (दोषकर).—a. causing evil, hurtful.

Doṣakara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms doṣa and kara (कर). See also (synonyms): doṣakārin, doṣakṛt.

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Doṣākara (दोषाकर).—

1) The moon; यामित्रवेधविहितानपहृत्य दोषान् । दोषाकरः सुखमनेकविधं विधत्ते (yāmitravedhavihitānapahṛtya doṣān | doṣākaraḥ sukhamanekavidhaṃ vidhatte) || Jyotistattvam.

2) a mine of faults; दोषाकरोऽपि कुटिलोऽपि कलङ्कितोऽपि (doṣākaro'pi kuṭilo'pi kalaṅkito'pi) Udb.

Derivable forms: doṣākaraḥ (दोषाकरः).

Doṣākara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms doṣā and kara (कर).

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

Doṣākara (दोषाकर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Defective, faulty. m.

(-raḥ) The moon. E. doṣā night, and kara a ray, or doṣa and ākara a mine.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Doṣākara (दोषाकर).—[masculine] the moon (night-maker).

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

1) Doṣākara (दोषाकर):—[=doṣā-kara] [from doṣā > doṣa] a m. ‘night-maker’, the moon, Satr.

2) Doṣakara (दोषकर):—[=doṣa-kara] [from doṣa] mf(ī)n. causing evil or harm, pernicious, [Varāha-mihira]

3) Doṣākara (दोषाकर):—[from doṣa] b m. a mine or heap of faults, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Doṣākara (दोषाकर):—[doṣā+kara] (raḥ) 1. m. The moon. a. Defective, faulty.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Doṣākara (दोषाकर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dosāyara.

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Doshakara in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Doshakara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dōṣakara (ದೋಷಕರ):—

1) [noun] that which causes evil, damage or destruction.

2) [noun] that which has a fault or faults; a defective or faulty thing.

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Dōṣākara (ದೋಷಾಕರ):—

1) [noun] a man having a number of defects, shortcomings, wrongdoings, etc.

2) [noun] the moon, who looks to have a number of defects.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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