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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Patha
Patha (पथ).—nt. (in Sanskrit m.), way: marutpathāni LV 117.9 (verse). See also Laṅkā-patha.--- ...
Dakshinapatha
Dakṣiṇāpatha (दक्षिणापथ).—n. (-thaṃ) 1. The south. 2. Southern road or course. 3. Deccan. E. da...
Iryapatha
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Kupatha
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Darshaka
Darśaka (दर्शक).—A country in ancient India. (Mahābhārata Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 9, Stanza 53).
Uttarapatha
Uttarāpatha refers to “northern India”: a district of ancient India comprising the Punjab prope...
Mahapatha
Mahāpatha (महापथ).—m. (-thaḥ) 1. The principal path or entrance to a town or house. &c., a ...
Supatha
Supatha (सुपथ).—m. (-thaḥ) 1. A good road. 2. Good conduct. 3. Good course. E. su good, pathin ...
Kramapatha
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Ghantapatha
Ghaṇṭāpatha (घण्टापथ).—m. (-thaḥ) The chief road through a village, a highway. E. ghaṇṭā a bell...
Tripatha
Tripatha (त्रिपथ).—n. (-thaṃ) 1. A place where three roads meet. 2. Three ways or paths. E. tri...
Catushpatha
Catuṣpatha.—(LP), a place where four roads meet. Note: catuṣpatha is defined in the “Indian epi...
Dhatupatha
Dhātupāṭha (धातुपाठ).—a list of roots arranged according to Pāṇini's grammatical system (the mo...
Pathantara
Pāṭhāntara (पाठान्तर).—another reading, a variant (v. l.) Derivable forms: pāṭhāntaram (पाठान्त...
Dvipatha
Dvipatha (द्विपथ).—n. (-thaṃ) A place where two roads meet. E. dvi two, pathin a road.

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