Kritopakara, Kṛtōpakāra, Kṛtopakāra, Krita-upakara: 6 definitions
Kritopakara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Kṛtōpakāra and Kṛtopakāra can be transliterated into English as Krtopakara or Kritopakara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kṛtōpakāra (कृतोपकार).—m S An obligation, favor, or kind office conferred. 2 attrib. pop. kṛtōpakārī a That has conferred an obligation or a favor.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kṛtōpakāra (कृतोपकार).—n An obligation, favour con- ferred.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) favoured, befriended, assisted; अज्ञातभर्तृव्यसना मुहूर्तं कृतोपकारेव रतिर्बभूव (ajñātabhartṛvyasanā muhūrtaṃ kṛtopakāreva ratirbabhūva) Ku.3.73.
Kṛtopakāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛta and upakāra (उपकार).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) 1. Assisted, befriended. 2. Friendly, giving aid. E. kṛta, and upakāra help.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛtopakāra (कृतोपकार).—[adjective] having (been) rendered a service.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kṛtopakāra (कृतोपकार):—[from kṛta > kṛ] mf(ā)n. assisted, befriended, [Kumāra-sambhava iii, 73]
2) [v.s. ...] one who has rendered a service, giving aid, friendly.
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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