Dushcara, Duścara, Dus-cara, Dukcara: 10 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Duścara can be transliterated into English as Duscara or Dushcara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Dushchara.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Duścara (दुश्चर).—a.

1) hard to be performed or accomplished, arduous, difficult; चरतः किल दुश्चरं तपस्तृण- बिन्दोः परिशङ्कितः पुरा (carataḥ kila duścaraṃ tapastṛṇa- bindoḥ pariśaṅkitaḥ purā) R.8.79; Kumārasambhava 7.65.

2) inaccessible, unapproachable.

3) acting ill, behaving wickedly. (-raḥ) 1 a bear.

2) a bi-valve shell. °चारिन् (cārin) a. practising very austere penance.

Duścara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dus and cara (चर).

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

Duścara (दुश्चर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-rī-raṃ) 1. Going with trouble of difficulty. 2. Acting ill, behaving wickedly. 3. Unattainable. m.

(-raḥ) 1. A bivalve shell. 2. bear. E. dur bad, car to go, ac or ṭac aff.

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

Duścara (दुश्चर).—adj., f. . 1. difficult to be passed, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 26, 7; Mahābhārata 14, 2369. 2. difficult to be performed, Mahābhārata 12, 656. Su-duścara, very difficult, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 34 (cf. ).

Duścara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dus and cara (चर).

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

Duścara (दुश्चर).—[adjective] difficult to be gone, entered, or overcome; inaccessible, impracticable. Abstr. tva [neuter]

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

1) Duścara (दुश्चर):—[=duś-cara] [from duś > dur] mfn. difficult to be gone or passed

2) [v.s. ...] d° to be performed, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; ???; Purāṇa] (-tva n., [Rāmāyaṇa v, 86, 14])

3) [v.s. ...] going with trouble or difficulty

4) [v.s. ...] acting ill, behaving wickedly, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] m. a bear

6) [v.s. ...] a bivalve shell ([probably] both as moving slowly), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Duścara (दुश्चर):—[du-ścara] (raḥ-rī-raṃ) a. Going with difficulty; acting ill; unattainable. m. A bivalve shell.

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

Duścara (दुश्चर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Duccara, Duccaria, Duccāra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dushcara 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Duścara (ದುಶ್ಚರ):—[noun] difficult to follow, observe (as a way of life, principle, etc.); rigorous.

context information

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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