Sarvakara, Sarvākāra, Sarva-akara, Sarva-kara: 2 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sarvākāra (सर्वाकार).—(in comp.) entirely, thoroughly, completely; सर्वाकारहृदयंगमायास्तस्याः (sarvākārahṛdayaṃgamāyāstasyāḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.7; 1.14.

Sarvākāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and ākāra (आकार).

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Sarvakara (सर्वकर).—m. Name of Śiva.

Derivable forms: sarvakaraḥ (सर्वकरः).

Sarvakara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and kara (कर). See also (synonyms): sarvakarman.

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

1) Sarvakara (सर्वकर):—[=sarva-kara] [from sarva] m. ‘maker of all’, Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata]

2) Sarvākāra (सर्वाकार):—[from sarva] ([in the beginning of a compound]) ind. in all forms, in every way, [Ratnāvalī; Mahāvīra-caritra]

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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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