Karagara, Kārāgāra, Kara-agara: 10 definitions


Karagara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kargar.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kārāgāra (कारागार).—m ( P) A good workman, a clever artificer or artisan. 2 Affixed as an honorary designation to the names of Barbers, and sometimes of sutāra, gavaṇḍī, & citārī. 3 Used laxly as adj and in the sense of Effectual, availing, effective of the end.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kārāgāra (कारागार).—n. a prison-house, a jail; कारागृहे निर्जितवासवेन लङ्केश्वरेणोषितमा प्रसादात् (kārāgṛhe nirjitavāsavena laṅkeśvareṇoṣitamā prasādāt) R.6.4, Śānti.4.1.

Derivable forms: kārāgāram (कारागारम्).

Kārāgāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kārā and agāra (अगार). See also (synonyms): kārāgṛha, kārāveśman.

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

Kārāgāra (कारागार).—n.

(-raṃ) A gaol, a place of confinement. E. kārā confinement, and agāra or āgāra a house.

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

Kārāgāra (कारागार).—[neuter] prison-house.

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

Kārāgāra (कारागार):—[=kārā-gāra] [from kārā] (kārāg) n. a gaol or place of confinement, [Daśakumāra-carita; Bālarāmāyaṇa]

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

Kārāgāra (कारागार):—[kārā-gāra] (raṃ) 1. n. Goal, prison.

[Sanskrit to German]

Karagara 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Kāragara (कारगर) [Also spelled kargar]:—(a) effective.

2) Kārāgāra (कारागार) [Also spelled karagar]:—[[~gṛha]] (nm) a prison; jail.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kāragāra (ಕಾರಗಾರ):—[noun] a building, usu. with cells, where convicted criminals, esp. those serving longer sentences, are confined; a prison; a jail.

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Kārāgāra (ಕಾರಾಗಾರ):—[noun] a room or building where work, as home repairs or light manufacturing, is done; a workshop.

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Kārāgāra (ಕಾರಾಗಾರ):—[noun] a dark room or underground cell, vault or prison; a dungeon.

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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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