Kruracarita, Krūracarita, Krura-carita: 3 definitions


Kruracarita 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kruracharita.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Krūracarita (क्रूरचरित).—a. cruel, ferocious.

Krūracarita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms krūra and carita (चरित). See also (synonyms): krūraceṣṭhita.

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

Krūracarita (क्रूरचरित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Cruel, ferocious, addicted to cruel practices. E. krūra and carita who practices.

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

Krūracarita (क्रूरचरित):—[=krūra-carita] [from krūra] mfn. addicted to cruel practices, cruel, ferocious.

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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. 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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