Gramadhikrita, Grāmādhikṛta, Grama-adhikrita: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Grāmādhikṛta can be transliterated into English as Gramadhikrta or Gramadhikrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Grāmādhikṛta (ग्रामाधिकृत).—superintendent, head, chief of a village; ग्रामाधिपस्य तरुणीमहं भार्यां सदा भजे (grāmādhipasya taruṇīmahaṃ bhāryāṃ sadā bhaje) Ks.64.115; Ms.7.115.

Derivable forms: grāmādhikṛtaḥ (ग्रामाधिकृतः).

Grāmādhikṛta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms grāma and adhikṛta (अधिकृत). See also (synonyms): grāmādhipa, grāmādhipati, grāmādhyakṣa, grāmeśa, grāmeśvara.

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

Grāmādhikṛta (ग्रामाधिकृत).—m.

(-taḥ) The head man or chief of a village. E. grāma and adhikṛta set over.

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

Grāmādhikṛta (ग्रामाधिकृत):—[from grāma] m. superintendent or chief of a village, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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