Pathadarshaka, aka: Pathadarśaka, Patha-darshaka; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pathadarśaka can be transliterated into English as Pathadarsaka or Pathadarshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pathadarśaka (पथदर्शक).—a guide; also पथोपदेशकः (pathopadeśakaḥ); Ratn.

Pathadarśaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms patha and darśaka (दर्शक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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