Kartr: 4 definitions


Kartr means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kartr (कर्त्र्).—(= katr) 1 P. To dissolve (kartrayati sindūraṃ tailena).

See also (synonyms): kartt.

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

Kartr (कर्त्र्).—[kartra] r. 10th cl. (kartrayati) To unloose, to remove: see kartta.

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

Kartr (कर्त्र्).—or kart Kart, or katr Katr, i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] To loosen (akin to kṛt, a denominative).

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

Kartr (कर्त्र्):—[class] 10. [Parasmaipada] kartrayati, to unloose, remove, [Dhātupāṭha xxxv, 60] (perhaps connected with √1. kṛt).

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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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