Dushkrita, aka: Duṣkṛta, Dus-krita, Duṣkrīta; 6 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit terms Duṣkṛta and Duṣkrīta can be transliterated into English as Duskrta or Dushkrita or Duskrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Duṣkṛta.—(CII 1), a bad deed. Note: duṣkṛta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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duṣkṛta (दुष्कृत).—n duṣkṛti f S A misdeed, a crime, a sinful act. 2 Wickedness of procedure or act, evil-doing.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

duṣkṛta (दुष्कृत) [or duṣkṛti, or दुष्कृति].—f A misdeed, a crime, a sinful act. Wickedness of procedure or act.

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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Duṣkṛta (दुष्कृत).—f. a sin, misdeed; उभे सुकृतदुष्कृते (ubhe sukṛtaduṣkṛte) Bg.2.5; (dadarśa) ततस्तान् भिद्यमानांश्च कर्मभिः दुष्कृतैः स्वकैः (tatastān bhidyamānāṃśca karmabhiḥ duṣkṛtaiḥ svakaiḥ) Rām.7.21.21.

Derivable forms: duṣkṛtam (दुष्कृतम्).

Duṣkṛta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dus and kṛta (कृत). See also (synonyms): duṣkṛti.

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Duṣkrīta (दुष्क्रीत).—a. not properly purchased; क्रीत्वा मूल्येन यो द्रव्यं दुष्क्रीतं मन्यते क्रयी (krītvā mūlyena yo dravyaṃ duṣkrītaṃ manyate krayī) Nārada Smṛti.

Duṣkrīta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dus and krīta (क्रीत).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Duṣkṛta (दुष्कृत).—nt. (Sanskrit id., Pali dukkaṭa), also, rarely, °tā, f., misdeed, sin: (amūlikayā, samūlikayā…) duṣkṛtayā (sc. vipattyā or āpattyā) MSV iii.109.21 (here text with ms. duṣṭatayā, but Tibetan ñes byas = duṣkṛta-); 110.2. (Note duṣṭatayā in parallel 111.1, 3, where Tibetan ñes bcas; I am not sure which word this represents.)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Duṣkṛta (दुष्कृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Done wrong or wickedly. 2. Done with difficulty or pain. n.

(-taṃ) Sin, crime, guilt. E. dur evil, kṛta done, committed. duṣṭaṃ kṛtam prā0 sa0 .

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Duṣkrīta (दुष्क्रीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Dear, bought too dearly or unadvisedly. E. dur bad, krīta purchased: a bad bargain.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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