Prataraka, Pratāraka: 12 definitions

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Prataraka 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prataraka in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pratāraka (प्रतारक).—a S That cheats, tricks, deceives.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pratāraka (प्रतारक).—a That cheats, tricks, deceives.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pratāraka (प्रतारक).—A cheat, an impostor.

Derivable forms: pratārakaḥ (प्रतारकः).

See also (synonyms): pratārin.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pratāraka (प्रतारक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A cheat. E. pra before, tṛ to cross, aff. ṇic-ṇvul .

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

Pratāraka (प्रतारक).—i. e. pra-tṛ10 + ika, adj. Cheating, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 3328.

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

Pratāraka (प्रतारक).—[adjective] deceiving; [masculine] deceiver.

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

Pratāraka (प्रतारक):—[=pra-tāraka] [from pra-tṝ] mfn. cheating, deceitful, a deceiver, [Bhartṛhari; Vikramāṅkadeva-carita, by Bilhaṇa]

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

Pratāraka (प्रतारक):—[pra-tāraka] (kaḥ) 1. m. A cheat.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pratāraka (प्रतारक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Patāraga, Pattaraka.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prataraka in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prataraka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pratāraka (ಪ್ರತಾರಕ):—[noun] a man who habitually cheats others; a cheat; a fraud.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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