Kartrika, Kartṛkā, Kartrikā, Kartṛka: 4 definitions



Kartrika 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.

The Sanskrit terms Kartṛkā and Kartṛka can be transliterated into English as Kartrka or Kartrika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kartṛkā (कर्तृका).—A small sword, a knife.

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Kartrikā (कर्त्रिका).—

1) Knife.

2) Scissors.

See also (synonyms): kartrī.

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Kartṛka (कर्तृक).—a. An agent, one who does anything.

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

Kartṛka (कर्तृक).—[-kartṛ + ka], a substitute for kartṛ, when the latter part of a comp. adj., e. g. sa-, adj., f. , Accompanied by an agent, Bhāṣāp. 46.

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

Kartṛka (कर्तृक).—(—°) = karta agent.

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

Kartṛka (कर्तृक):—[from kartave] mfn. ifc. = kartṛ.

context information

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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