Naishkartrika, Naiṣkartṛka: 1 definition


Naishkartrika 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.

The Sanskrit term Naiṣkartṛka can be transliterated into English as Naiskartrka or Naishkartrika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Naishkartrika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Naiṣkartṛka (नैष्कर्तृक).—a. Employed on wages for cutting wood; यथा वै दारुहारो नैष्कर्तृको निष्कर्तनभृतो कर्मयोगे वर्तते एवं वा एते यज्ञस्य ऋत्विज इति (yathā vai dāruhāro naiṣkartṛko niṣkartanabhṛto karmayoge vartate evaṃ vā ete yajñasya ṛtvija iti) ŚB. on MS.1.2.28.

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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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