Mayavasika, Māyāvasika, Maya-vasika: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Māyāvasika (मायावसिक).—a. deceitful.

Māyāvasika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms māyā and vasika (वसिक). See also (synonyms): māyārasika.

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

Māyāvasika (मायावसिक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A deceiver, a cheater, a liar. E. māyā fraud, vas to abide, aff. ṭhak .

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

Māyāvasika (मायावसिक):—[=māyā-vasika] [from māyā > māya] mfn. = para-pratāraka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([probably] [wrong reading] for -rasika ‘fond of illusion or deceit’).

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

Māyāvasika (मायावसिक):—[māyā+vasika] (kaḥ) 1. m. A deceiver.

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Mayavasika 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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