Svadhikara, aka: Svādhikāra, Sva-adhikara; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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svādhikāra (स्वाधिकार).—m S One's own or proper office or authoritative station: also one's own right or authority.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

Svadhikara in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Svādhikāra (स्वाधिकार).—one's own duty or sway; स्वाधिकारात् प्रमत्तः (svādhikārāt pramattaḥ) Me.1; स्वाधिकारभूमौ (svādhikārabhūmau) Ś.7.

Derivable forms: svādhikāraḥ (स्वाधिकारः).

Svādhikāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sva and adhikāra (अधिकार).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svādhikāra (स्वाधिकार).—m.

(-raḥ) Own or peculiar office or station. E. sva, adhikāra duty.

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