Sudhakara, Sudhākara, Sudhākāra, Sudha-akara, Sudha-kara: 9 definitions

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Introduction:

Sudhakara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sudhākara : (m.) the moon.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

sudhākara (सुधाकर).—m A reformer. Specifically, a social reformer.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sudhākāra (सुधाकार).—the moon.

Derivable forms: sudhākāraḥ (सुधाकारः).

Sudhākāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sudhā and ākāra (आकार). See also (synonyms): sudhāṅga, sudhādhāra, sudhāvāsa.

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Sudhākāra (सुधाकार).—the plasterer, white-washer; सूपकाराः सुधाकारा वंशचर्मकृतस्तथा (sūpakārāḥ sudhākārā vaṃśacarmakṛtastathā) (pratasthire) Rām.2.8.3.

Derivable forms: sudhākāraḥ (सुधाकारः).

Sudhākāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sudhā and kāra (कार).

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

Sudhākara (सुधाकर).—m.

(-raḥ) The moon. E. sudhā nectar, ākara a mine.

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

Sudhākara (सुधाकर).—[masculine] = [preceding]

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Sudhākāra (सुधाकार).—[masculine] white-washer.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Sudhākara (सुधाकर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[grammatical] by Kṛṣṇa Śāstrin. Oppert. Ii, 1671. 2116.

2) Sudhākara (सुधाकर):—alaṃk. Quoted by Vāsudeva on Karpūramañjarī.

3) Sudhākara (सुधाकर):—Siddhāntakaumudīṭīkā.

4) Sudhākara (सुधाकर):—poet. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa]

5) Sudhākara (सुधाकर):—a grammarian. Quoted in Gaṇaratnamahodadhi p. 141. 162, in Mādhavīyadhātuvṛtti, by Bhaṭṭoji Oxf. 162^b, in Dhāturatnākara.

6) Sudhākara (सुधाकर):—a tāntric writer. Mentioned in Śaktiratnākara Oxf. 101^a.

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

1) Sudhākara (सुधाकर):—[=su-dhākara] [from su-dhā] m. a mine or receptacle of n°, [Naiṣadha-carita]

2) [v.s. ...] the moon, [ib.] (-tā f., [Caurapañcāśikā])

3) [v.s. ...] Name of various works. and authors.

4) Sudhākāra (सुधाकार):—[=su-dhā-kāra] [from su-dhā] m. a plasterer, whitewasher, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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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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