Shastrakara, aka: Śastrakāra, Shastra-kara, Śāstrakāra; 4 Definition(s)
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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śastrakāra (शस्त्रकार).—m (S) A maker of weapons, an armourer.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śastrakāra (शस्त्रकार).—m An armourer.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
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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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-raḥ) An armourer. E. śastra, and kāra who makes.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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