Dyutakara, Dyūtakāra, Dyūtakara, Dyuta-kara: 11 definitions

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Dyutakara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Dyutakara in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Dyūtakāra (द्यूतकार) refers to “gamblers” which are addicted to gambling (dyūta), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.1.17:—“[...] who is he that is not broken up by the evil influences of hunting, wine, slander, untruth, theft, gambling (dyūta) and prostitutes? The wicked fellow (Guṇanidhi) used to lay his hands on whatever he could see in the house, a cloth, a base metal etc. and take it to the gambling den, there to lose the same to his brother gamblers (dyūtakāra)”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dyutakara in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dyūtakāra (द्यूतकार).—c S A dice-player.

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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 dictionary

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

Dyūtakara (द्यूतकर).—m. a gamester, a gambler; अयं द्यूतकरः सभिकेन खलीक्रियते (ayaṃ dyūtakaraḥ sabhikena khalīkriyate) Mṛcchakaṭika 2.

Derivable forms: dyūtakaraḥ (द्यूतकरः).

Dyūtakara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dyūta and kara (कर). See also (synonyms): dyūtakṛt.

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Dyūtakāra (द्यूतकार).—

1) the keeper of a gambling house.

2) a gambler.

Derivable forms: dyūtakāraḥ (द्यूतकारः).

Dyūtakāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dyūta and kāra (कार). See also (synonyms): dyūtakāraka.

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

Dyūtakara (द्यूतकर).—m.

(-raḥ) A gambler. E. dyūta and kara who practises.

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Dyūtakāra (द्यूतकार).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. The keeper of a gaming house. 2. A gambler. E. dyūta gaming, and kāra who practises, also with kan added, dyūtakāraka.

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

Dyūtakara (द्यूतकर).—[masculine] a gambler.

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Dyūtakāra (द्यूतकार).—[masculine] a gambler.

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

1) Dyūtakara (द्यूतकर):—[=dyūta-kara] [from dyūta > dyū] m. a gambler, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]

2) Dyūtakāra (द्यूतकार):—[=dyūta-kāra] [from dyūta > dyū] m. = -kara, [Pañcatantra]

3) [v.s. ...] = next, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Dyūtakara (द्यूतकर):—[dyūta-kara] (raḥ) 1. m. A gambler.

2) Dyūtakāra (द्यूतकार):—[dyūta-kāra] (raḥ) 1. m. The keeper of a gaming house; a gambler.

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

Dyutakāra (द्युतकार) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jūāra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dyutakara in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Dyūtakara (ದ್ಯೂತಕರ):—

1) [noun] a man who plays a game; a player.

2) [noun] one who gambles offering a stake, in the game of chance.

3) [noun] money or other valuable offered as stake in the game of chance.

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Dyūtakāra (ದ್ಯೂತಕಾರ):—[noun] = ದ್ಯೂತಕರ - [dyutakara -] 2.

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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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