Lohakara, Lohakāra, Loha-kara: 12 definitions


Lohakara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

lohakāra : (m.) a coppersmith; metal worker.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Lohakāra refers to: a metal worker, coppersmith, blacksmith Miln. 331.

Note: lohakāra is a Pali compound consisting of the words loha and kāra.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lōhakāra (लोहकार).—m (S) A smelter of iron or a worker in iron.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lohakāra (लोहकार).—a blacksmith.

Derivable forms: lohakāraḥ (लोहकारः).

Lohakāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms loha and kāra (कार).

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

Lohakāra (लोहकार).—m.

(-raḥ) A blacksmith, an ironsmith. E. loha iron, kāra who works in; also with kan added lohakāraka m. (-kaḥ) .

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

Lohakāra (लोहकार).—[loha-kāra], m. A blacksmith, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 97.

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

1) Lohakāra (लोहकार):—[=loha-kāra] [from loha] m. a worker in iron, smith, blacksmith, [Rāmāyaṇa; Hitopadeśa]

2) Lohākara (लोहाकर):—[from loha] Name of a town, [Catalogue(s)]

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

Lohakāra (लोहकार):—[loha-kāra] (raḥ) 1. m. A black-smith.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Lohakāra (लोहकार) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Lohāra.

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Lohakara in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Lōhakāra (ಲೋಹಕಾರ):—[noun] a man who works in iron (or any metal in gen. as copper, bronze, etc.); a smith.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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