Dushcarita, aka: Duścarita, Dus-carita; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Duścarita can be transliterated into English as Duscarita or Dushcarita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Dushcharita.

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Duścarita (दुश्चरित).—a. wicked, ill-behaved, abandoned. (-tam) misbehaviour, ill-conduct; तथा दुश्चरितं सर्वं वेदे त्रिवृति मज्जति (tathā duścaritaṃ sarvaṃ vede trivṛti majjati) Ms.11.263.

Duścarita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dus and carita (चरित).

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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