Karya, Kārya: 16 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Karya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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 Kary.

Images (photo gallery)

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Kārya (कार्य, “action”) refers to one of the “five elements of the plot” (arthaprakṛti), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 21. These five elements represents the five means of attaining objects of the Plot (itivṛtta or vastu).

The associated ‘stage of action’ (avasthā) of kārya is the prārambha (beginning). These stages represent a Hero’s striving towards the object in a dramatic playwright (nāṭaka).

Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra

Kārya (कार्य).—One of the five elements of the plot (arthaprakṛti);—The efforts made for the purpose of the Principal Plot (ādhikārika) introduced in a play by the experts, is called the Action (kārya).

Natyashastra book cover
context information

Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

Discover the meaning of karya in the context of Natyashastra from relevant books on Exotic India

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Kārya (कार्य).—(l) brought.into existence by activity (क्रियया निर्वृत्तं कार्यम् (kriyayā nirvṛttaṃ kāryam)) as opposed to नित्य (nitya) eternal; cf. एके वर्णाञ् शाश्वतिकान् न कार्यान् (eke varṇāñ śāśvatikān na kāryān) R.Pr. XIII.4 cf. also ननु च यस्यापि कार्याः (nanu ca yasyāpi kāryāḥ) (शब्दाः (śabdāḥ)) तस्यापि पूजार्थम् (tasyāpi pūjārtham) M. Bh. on I.1.44 Vārt. 17;(2) which should be done, used in connection with a grammatical operation: cf. कार्य एत्वे सयमीकारमाहुः । (kārya etve sayamīkāramāhuḥ |) | अभैष्म इत्येतस्य स्थाने अभयीष्मेति । (abhaiṣma ityetasya sthāne abhayīṣmeti |) R.Pr. XIV.16; cf. also विप्रतिषेधे परं कार्यम् (vipratiṣedhe paraṃ kāryam) P. I.4.2; (3) a grammatical operation as for instance in the phrases द्विकार्ययोगे, त्रिकार्ययोगे (dvikāryayoge, trikāryayoge) etc.; cf. also गौणमुख्ययोर्मुख्ये कार्यसंप्रत्ययः (gauṇamukhyayormukhye kāryasaṃpratyayaḥ) Par. Śek. Pari. 15;(4) object of a transitive verb: cf. शेषः कार्ये (śeṣaḥ kārye) Śāk.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

Discover the meaning of karya in the context of Vyakarana from relevant books on Exotic India

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Kārya (कार्य):—The objective of physician to maintain the equilibrium of the body humors

Ayurveda book cover
context information

Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

Discover the meaning of karya in the context of Ayurveda from relevant books on Exotic India

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Kārya.—cf. Tamil kāriyavārāycci (EI 24), name of a tax. Cf. Vāśal-kāriyam (SITI), the officer in charge of the palace gate; also known as Vāśal-mudali or Vāśal-nirvāham. Note: kārya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

India history book cover
context information

The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

Discover the meaning of karya in the context of India history from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kārya (कार्य).—n (S) A work or business; an affair or a matter; an act or a deed. 2 An effect. 3 A festal occasion. 4 In grammar. Variation of nouns, inflection. 5 A lawsuit. kārya urakaṇēṃ To perform sexual congress. kāryā- vara dṛṣṭi dēṇēṃ To keep an eye to one's business or object. kāryāsa lāvaṇēṃ To apply to its proper purpose.

--- OR ---

kārya (कार्य).—a S (Purposed, necessary, or occurring) to be done, agendum.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kārya (कार्य).—n An affair. A work. A festal oc- casion. An effect. A law suit. a To be done.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of karya in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kārya (कार्य).—pot. p. [kṛ-karmaṇi ṇyat] What ought to be done, made, performed, effected &c. कार्या सैकतलीनहंसमिथुना स्रोतोवहा मालिनी (kāryā saikatalīnahaṃsamithunā srotovahā mālinī) Ś.6.17; साक्षिणः कार्याः (sākṣiṇaḥ kāryāḥ) Ms.8.61; so दण्डः, विचारः (daṇḍaḥ, vicāraḥ) &c.

-ryam 1 (a) Work, action, act, affair, business; कार्यं त्वया नः प्रतिपन्नकल्पम् (kāryaṃ tvayā naḥ pratipannakalpam) Ku.3.14; Ms.5.15. (b) A matter, thing.

2) Duty; अभिचैद्यं प्रतिष्ठासुरासी- त्कार्यद्वयाकुलः (abhicaidyaṃ pratiṣṭhāsurāsī- tkāryadvayākulaḥ) Śi.2.1.

3) Occupation, enterprize, emergent business.

4) A religious rite or performance.

5) A motive, object, purpose; कार्यमत्र भविष्यति (kāryamatra bhaviṣyati) Pt.2.7 (v. l.); 116; Śi.2.36; H.4.61.

6) Want, need, occasion, business (with instr.); किं कार्यं भवतो हृतेन दयिता- स्नेहस्वहस्तेन मे (kiṃ kāryaṃ bhavato hṛtena dayitā- snehasvahastena me) V.2.2; तृणेन कार्यं भवतीश्वराणाम् (tṛṇena kāryaṃ bhavatīśvarāṇām) Pt.1.71, 4.27; Amaru.73.

7) Conduct, deportment.

8) A law-suit, legal business, dispute &c.; बहिर्निष्क्रम्य ज्ञायतां कः कः कार्यार्थीति (bahirniṣkramya jñāyatāṃ kaḥ kaḥ kāryārthīti) Mk.9; Ms.8.43.

9) An effect, the necessary result of a cause (opp. kāraṇa).

1) (In Gram.) Operation; विभक्तिकार्यम् (vibhaktikāryam) declension.

11) The denouement of a drama; कार्योपक्षेपमादौ तनुमपि रचयन् (kāryopakṣepamādau tanumapi racayan) Mu.4.3.

12) Healthiness (in medicine).

13) Origin.

14) A body; कार्याश्रयिणश्च कललाद्याः (kāryāśrayiṇaśca kalalādyāḥ) (kāryaṃ śarīram) Sāṅ. K.43. [cf. Germ. kāra; Pers. kār; Prāk. kajja; Mar. kāja]

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

Kārya (कार्य) or Kāryya.—mfn.

(-ryaḥ-ryā-ryaṃ) 1. To be done. 2. What ought to be done, fit, right. n.

(-ryaṃ) 1. Cause, origin. 2. Motive, object. 3. Effect, result of a cause. 4. Affair, business. 5. Law-suit, dispute. 6. The denouncement of a drama. 7. In grammar, an adjunct, either as an affix, augment or substitude. E. kṛñ to do, and ṇyat aff.

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

Kārya (कार्य).—I. ptcple. of the fut. pass. of 1. kṛ, cf. kṛ. 1. What ought to be made, to be done, etc., [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 248; superl. kāryatama, That which must be done first, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 77, 16. 2. With an instr. To be used; use, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 81 (tṛṇena kāryaṃ bhavatīśvarāṇām, kings use a blade of grass); with na, No use, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 30, 5 (we do not care for possessing the earth); 2, 21, 60 (I am indifferent to life and joy). Ii. n. 1. Intention, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 18, 15. 2. Duty, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 80. 3. Service, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 47. 4. Business, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 299; affairs, 7, 59. 5. A law-suit, 8, 43. 6. Effect, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 207, 22.

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

Kārya (कार्य).—[adjective] to be done etc. (v. 1 kṛ). [neuter] affair, duty, business, work, matter; lawsuit, dispute; an operation in grammar; effect, result; purpose, object. kiṃ kāryam to what purpose? na kāryamasmākam we have no business with or need of ([instrumental]).

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

1) Kārya (कार्य):—mfn. ([future] [past participle] √1. kṛ), to be made or done or practised or performed, practicable, feasible, [Atharva-veda iii, 24, 5; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Manu-smṛti] etc.

2) to be imposed (as a punishment), [Manu-smṛti viii, 276 & 285]

3) to be offered (as a libation), [Manu-smṛti] etc.

4) proper to be done, fit, right

5) to be caused to do, [Naiṣadha-carita]

6) ([from] √krt-) to be bought (?), [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]

7) n. work or business to be done, duty, affair, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

8) a religious action or performance, [Manu-smṛti] etc.

9) occupation, matter, thing, enterprise, emergency, occurrence, crisis

10) conduct, deportment

11) occasion, need (with inst. e.g. tṛṇena kāryam, there is need of a straw; na bhūmyā kāryam asmākam, we have no business with the earth, [Rāmāyaṇa i, 13, 50])

12) lawsuit, dispute

13) an operation in grammar (e.g. sthāny-āśrayaṃ kāryam, an operation resting on the primitive form as opposed to the ādeśa, or substitute), [Kāśikā-vṛtti on Pāṇini]

14) an effect, result, [Mahābhārata; Sāṃkhyakārikā; Vedāntasāra]

15) motive, object, aim, purpose (e.g. kiṃ kāryam, for what purpose? wherefore?), [Manu-smṛti; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

16) cause, origin, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

17) the denouement of a drama, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

18) Kāryā (कार्या):—[from kārya] f. (= kārī, rikā), Name of a plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kārya (कार्य):—(ryyaḥ) 1. n. Cause; affair. a. That ought to be done.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kārya (कार्य):—(von 1. kar) [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 1, 120. 124.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 26, 7. 19.]

1) adj. a) faciendus mit allen unter 1. kar angegebenen Färbungen der Bedeutung: kṛ.asya kā.yasya ca [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 3, 24, 5.] yajamānena.khalu.vai tatkā.yam [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 1, 7, 1, 6. 2, 2, 4, 7.] vā.iṣṭho bra.mā kā.yaḥ [3, 5, 2, 1.] ca.aḥ kā.yaḥ [5, 5, 1, 5. 6, 3, 4, 8.] apaśyadātmanā kāryaṃ damayantyāḥ svayaṃvaram [Nalopākhyāna 2, 7.] kāryā saikatalīnahaṃsamithunā srotovahā mālinī (auf einem Bilde) [Śākuntala 144.] sīsātkāṃsyātkāryā grahāḥ [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 296.] kāryaṃ piṇḍanirvapaṇaṃ sutaiḥ [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 3, 248. 279.] nāsya kāryo gnisaṃskāro na ca kāryodakakriyā [5, 69. 121. 140. 147.] na kāryaḥ saṃbhramastvayā [Hiḍimbavadha 4, 44.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 2, 33. 12, 15.] nātra śaṅkā tvayā kāryā [Nalopākhyāna 24, 34.] sahadharmacāriṇaṃ prati na tvayā manyuḥ kāryaḥ [Śākuntala 111, 13.] yādṛśā dhanibhiḥ kāryā vyavahāreṣu sākṣiṇaḥ [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 61. 65.] daṇḍaḥ kāryaḥ eine Strafe ist zu verhängen [276. 285.] yadāha vacanaṃ samyagetatkāryam [Viśvāmitra’s Kampf 10, 5.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 77.] asvatantrāḥ striyaḥ kāryāḥ puruṣaiḥ [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 9, 2.] trayāṇāmudakaṃ kāryam ist eine Wasserspende darzubringen [9, 186. 11, 182.] yathā drāgananyasadṛśānvidadhāmi tathā kāryam [Pañcatantra 4, 25.] superl. kāryatama was vor Allem zu thun ist: tanme kāryatamaṃ kāryam [Mahābhārata im Benfey’ Chrestomathie aus Sanskritwerken 15, 30.] tadvai kāryatamaṃ matam [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 77, 16.] etatkāryatamaṃ satām [Mahābhārata 13, 1837.] Im letzten Beispiele subst. die wichtigste Obliegenheit. — b) was hervorgebracht wird: yadi rasaḥ kāryaḥ syāttadā vibhāvādijñānakāraṇaka eva syāt [Sāhityadarpana 29, 8. 31, 7.] —

2) n. a) Obliegenheit, Vorhaben, Geschäft, Beschäftigung, Angelegenheit, Sache, gerichtliche Sache: kiṃ kāryaṃ mayi was ist meine Obliegenheit? [Mahābhārata 1, 7697.] etaddhi paramaṃ nāryāḥ kāryaṃ loke sanātanam . prāṇānapi parityajya yadbhartṛhitamācaret .. [Brāhmaṇavilāpa 2, 4.] kāryaṃ vijānatā [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 3, 80.] ārabheta tataḥ kāryam [9, 299.] sādhayetkāryamātmanaḥ [7, 173.] [Hitopadeśa I, 1.] udyamena hi sidhyanti kāryāṇi na manorathaiḥ [Prooemium im Hitopadeśa 35.] [Geschichte des Vidūṣaka 175.] mahatkāryamupasthitam [Nalopākhyāna 8, 10.] nityaṃ tasmiṃsamāśvastaḥ kāryāṇi nikṣipet [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 7, 59.] tīkṣṇaścaiva mṛduśca syātkāryaṃ vīkṣya mahīpatiḥ [140. 161.] kāryaṃ so vekṣya śāktiṃ ca deśakālau ca tattvataḥ [10.] kāryāṇi cintayet [221.] cintayāmāsa tatkāryaṃ sumahatpārthivaṃ prati [Nalopākhyāna 8, 2. 2, 6.] saṃpaśyet [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 10.] kāryadarśana [9. 23.] kāryekṣaṇa [7, 141.] kāryavinirṇaya [8, 8. 1, 114.] kāryanirṇaya [Kātyāyana] in [Vyavahāratattva 2, 14.] kāryānuśāsana [Chezy’s Ausgabe des Śākuntala 93, 3.] kāryapariccheda [Hitopadeśa 32, 22.] kāryavipatti [I, 25.] kāryakāleṣu sāhāyyaṃ me kariṣyatha [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 30, 12.] kāryagaurava [Nalopākhyāna 20, 22.] anyakāryātipāta [Śākuntala 7, 10.] etatkāryākṣamāṇāṃ keṣāṃcidālasyavacanam [Hitopadeśa 6, 9.] [Amarakoṣa 3, 4, 1, 17.] kāryakuśala in Geschäften gewandt [Bhūriprayoga im Śabdakalpadruma] kāryāṇi kāryiṇām [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 2. 9, 231.] āptāḥ sarveṣu varṇeṣu kāryāḥ kāryeṣu sākṣiṇaḥ [8, 63.] notpādayetsvayaṃ kāryaṃ rājā der König erhebe nicht selbst einen Process [43.] yastvadharmeṇa kāryāṇi mohātkuryānnarādhipaḥ ungerecht entscheiden [174.] amātyāḥ prāḍvivāko vā yatkuryuḥ kāryamanyathā [9, 234.] taducyatāṃ kāryam (spricht der Richter) [Mṛcchakaṭikā.140, 5.] tatkāryaṃ kathaya [139, 22.] gṛhakāryeṣu [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 5, 150.] dharmakāryāṇi [9, 28. 76. 86.] strīkārya [10, 47.] jñāti [11, 187.] paura, mātṛ, guru [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 77, 22. 23.] rāja [7, 2.] [Geschichte des Vidūṣaka 13.] carma Lederarbeit [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 10, 49.] deva, pitṛ eine Ceremonie zu Ehren der Götter, der Manen [3, 203.] mitrakārya Freundschaftsdienst [Rāmāyaṇa 6, 107, 12.] kāryam mit dem instr.: na bhūmyā kāryamasmākam es ist uns nicht um die Erde zu thun [1, 13, 50.] tvadviyogānna me kāryaṃ jīvitena sukhena vā [2, 21, 26.] [Pañcatantra III, 181. 138, 23.] na sakhi caṭulapremṇā kāryaṃ punardayitena me ich will nichts mehr von ihm wissen [Amaruśataka 71.] [Geschichte des Vidūṣaka 307.] tṛṇena kāryaṃ bhavatīśvarāṇām die Fürsten machen von einem Grashalm Gebrauch [Pañcatantra I, 81.] Vgl. eine vollkommen entsprechende Construction mit artha und kim unter artha [6 und 1.] ka [?1; s. auch u. 1.] kar [12.] — b) eine grammatische Operation: asahāya ādāviva anta iva kāryaṃ syāt [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 1, 1, 21,] [Scholiast] parasya vidhīyamānaṃ kāryam [54,] [Scholiast 33, Scholiast] jasādhāre kārye [?32, Scholiast Vopadeva’s Grammatik 8, 112.] im Gegens. zu prayoga [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 1, 1, 9,] [Scholiast] — c) Wirkung: bhiṣakkartātha karaṇaṃ rasā doṣāstu kāraṇam . kāryamārogyamevaikam [Suśruta 2, 562, 4. fg.] [Mahābhārata 12, 13606.] [Colebrooke I, 266. 407. 408.] [SĀṂKHYAK. 8. 9. 14. 15. 32. 43.] [Vedāntasāra] in [Benfey’ Chrestomathie aus Sanskritwerken 207, 22.] [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 2, 81, Scholiast] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 355.] [Madhusūdanasarasvatī’s Prasthānabheda] in [Weber’s Indische Studien 1, 23, 16. 19.] — d) Absicht, Zweck [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1514.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 2, 349.] [Medinīkoṣa y. 10.] kimāgamanakāryaṃ te [Viśvāmitra’s Kampf 8, 15.] paśūṇāṃ haraṇe śastrāṇāmauṣadhasya ca . kālamāsādya kāryaṃ ca daṇḍaṃ rājā prakalpayet .. [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 324. 9, 293.] kena kāryeṇa saṃprāptā [Hiḍimbavadha 4, 27.] yuddhakāryaṃ na vidyate [Rāmāyaṇa 6, 82, 9.] kasmaicitkāryāyoccāryamāṇo varṇaḥ [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 1, 2.] kiṃ kāryam zu welchem Endzweck? weshalb? [5, 36.] — e) Grund [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] — f) the denouement of a drama [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] —

3) f. kāryā Name einer Pflanze, = kārī, kārikā [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] — Vgl. akārya .

--- OR ---

Kārya (कार्य):—

1) a) kārya aitve [Prātiśākhya zum Ṛgveda 14, 16.] —

2) a) śuṣkaiḥ kāṣṭhairbhavetkāryamapi vā pāṃsuloṣṭakaiḥ . na tu rājyaparibhraṣṭaiḥ kiṃcitkāryaṃ narādhipaiḥ .. [Spr. 3008.] — d) mānuṣa in einer bestimmten Absicht Mensch, in Menschengestalt erschienen (vgl. das eben so gebrauchte kāraṇa) [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 16, 60.] In der Dramatik das Endziel, um dessen Erreichung es sich im Drama handelt, [Sāhityadarpana 323. 277. 317. 324. 387. 389. 390. 393. fg. 556.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Kārya (कार्य):——

1) Adj. — a) faciendus mit den unter 1. kar 1)3)5)7)8)9)13) aufgeführten Färbungen. — b) was hervorgebracht oder bewirkt wird. — c) zu veranlassen Etwas (Acc.) zu thun [Naiṣadhacarita 6,102.] —

2) *f. ā eine best. Pflanze [Rājan 8,65.] —

3) n. — a) Obliegenheit , Vorhaben , Geschäft , Beschäftigung , Angelegenheit , Sache , gerichtliche Sache. teṣāṃ kāryāṇi kar seine Obliegenheit diesen gegenüber erfüllen [64,14.] kāryam mit dem Gen. der Person und Instr. der Sache es ist Jmd zu thun um , es kann Jmd Gebrauch machen von. — b) eine grammatische Operation. — c) Wirkung , Product [265,28.] — d) Absicht , Zweck. kiṃ kāryam zu welchem Endzweck? weshalb? mānuṣa m. in einer bestimmten Absicht als Mensch erscheinend. — e) in der Dramatik das Endziel , um dessen Erreichung es sich im Drama handelt. — f) *Grund.

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.

Discover the meaning of karya in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kārya (कार्य) [Also spelled kary]:—(nm) job; task, work; action; function; religious function; ceremony; role; transaction; denouement (in a drama); effect; —[kāraṇa bhāva] causality, the relationship of cause and effect; —[kāla] term (of office); ~[bhāra] workload; charge (of office); ~[bhārī] incharge; —[vivaraṇa] details of business/transaction; —[vyāpāra] action; —[siddhi] success, fulfilment of a job.

context information

...

Discover the meaning of karya in the context of Hindi from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: