Upadeshaka, Upadēśaka, Upadeśaka: 11 definitions



Upadeshaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Upadēśaka and Upadeśaka can be transliterated into English as Upadesaka or Upadeshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Updeshak.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upadeshaka in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

upadēśaka (उपदेशक).—a (S) upadēṣṭā a S That instructs or teaches. 2 That advises or counsels. 3 That imparts a mantra.

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

upadēśaka (उपदेशक).—a That instructs. That advises. A preacher.

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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

[«previous next»] — Upadeshaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upadeśaka (उपदेशक).—a. Giving instruction, teaching.

-kaḥ An instructor, a guide, preceptor.

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

Upadeśaka (उपदेशक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Giving instruction, instructing, instructive. m.

(-kaḥ) An instructor, a guide, specially a spiritual guide. E. upa before diś to shew, ṇvul aff.

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

1) Upadeśaka (उपदेशक):—[=upa-deśaka] [from upa-diś] mfn. giving instruction, instructing, instructive, didactic, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

2) [v.s. ...] teacher, instructor, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Upadeśaka (उपदेशक):—[upa-deśaka] (kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a. Teaching.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Upadeśaka (उपदेशक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Uvaesaga, Uvadesaga.

[Sanskrit to German]

Upadeshaka in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upadeshaka in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Upadeśaka (उपदेशक) [Also spelled updeshak]:—(nm) a preceptor, sermoniser.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Upadeshaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Upadēśaka (ಉಪದೇಶಕ):—

1) [noun] a teacher who teaches a subject; an instructor; an educator.

2) [noun] a spiritual or mystic person who initiates or communicates a mystic hymn or formula to his disciple.

3) [noun] one who gives counsel or advice to another; an adviser.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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