Shastrakara, Śastrakāra, Śāstrakāra, Shastra-kara: 6 definitions

Introduction

Shastrakara 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.

The Sanskrit terms Śastrakāra and Śāstrakāra can be transliterated into English as Sastrakara or Shastrakara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śastrakāra (शस्त्रकार).—m (S) A maker of weapons, an armourer.

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

śastrakāra (शस्त्रकार).—m An armourer.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śastrakāra (शस्त्रकार).—an armourer.

Derivable forms: śastrakāraḥ (शस्त्रकारः).

Śastrakāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śastra and kāra (कार).

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Śāstrakāra (शास्त्रकार).—m.

1) the author of a Śāstra or sacred book.

2) an author in general.

3) a sage, saint.

Derivable forms: śāstrakāraḥ (शास्त्रकारः).

Śāstrakāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śāstra and kāra (कार). See also (synonyms): śāstrakṛt.

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

Śastrakāra (शस्त्रकार).—m.

(-raḥ) An armourer. E. śastra, and kāra who makes.

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

Śāstrakāra (शास्त्रकार).—[masculine] the author of a Śāstra work (cf. [preceding]).

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

1) Śastrakāra (शस्त्रकार):—[=śastra-kāra] [from śastra > śas] m. ‘weapon-maker’, an armourer, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) Śāstrakāra (शास्त्रकार):—[=śāstra-kāra] [from śāstra > śās] m. the author of a Śāstra, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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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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