Nashtacarya, Naṣṭacarya, Naṣṭacaryā, Nashta-carya: 4 definitions
Nashtacarya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
The Sanskrit terms Naṣṭacarya and Naṣṭacaryā can be transliterated into English as Nastacarya or Nashtacarya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Nashtacharya.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
naṣṭacarya (नष्टचर्य).—n (S) pop. naṣṭacaryā f Adverse fortune. v yē, ubhī rāha, udbhava, udē.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
naṣṭacarya (नष्टचर्य).—n pop. naṣṭacaryā f Adverse fortune.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Naṣṭacaryā (नष्टचर्या).—playing of hide and seek.
Naṣṭacaryā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naṣṭa and caryā (चर्या).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naṣṭacaryā (नष्टचर्या):—[=naṣṭa-caryā] [from naṣṭa > naś] f. playing at hide and seek, [Nalacampū or damayantīkathā]
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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