Samacar, Samācar: 4 definitions


Samacar 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 Samachar.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samācar (समाचर्).—1 P.

1) To do, perform, practise; एहि गच्छ पतोत्तिष्ठ वद मौनं समाचर (ehi gaccha patottiṣṭha vada maunaṃ samācara) K.P.1.

2) To behave.

3) To remove; उच्चिष्टान्नं निषेकं च दूरादेव समाचरेत् (ucciṣṭānnaṃ niṣekaṃ ca dūrādeva samācaret) Manusmṛti 4.151.

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

Samācar (समाचर्).—proceed, deal or converse with ([instrumental]), perform etc. = [preceding] ud rise (l.&[feminine]); emit, [especially] the excrement, also = [Causative] uccārayati utter, pronounce.

Samācar is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms samā and car (चर्).

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

Samācar (समाचर्):—[=sam-ā-√car] [Parasmaipada] -carati ([Epic] also [Ātmanepada] te), to act or behave or conduct one’s self towards ([locative case]), [Mahābhārata; Pañcatantra];

—to practise, perform thoroughly, do, accomplish (with āhāram and [instrumental case], ‘to feed upon’), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to associate with ([instrumental case]), [Gautama-dharma-śāstra];

— (with dūrāt) to remove, [Manu-smṛti iv, 151.]

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

Samācar (समाचर्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samāyara.

context information

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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