Nakacara, Nākacara, Naka-cara: 5 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Nakacara 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 Nakachara.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nākacara (नाकचर).—

1) a god.

2) a demigod;

Derivable forms: nākacaraḥ (नाकचरः).

Nākacara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāka and cara (चर).

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

Nākacara (नाकचर).—[adjective] moving in the sky.

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

Nākacara (नाकचर):—[=nāka-cara] [from nāka] mfn. walking in the sky, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Nākacara (नाकचर):—(nāka + cara) adj. am Himmel wandernd: pitaraḥ [Mahābhārata 2, 462.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Nākacara (नाकचर):—Adj. im Himmel wandelnd.

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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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