Upadeshaka, Upadēśaka, Upadeśaka: 9 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: 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.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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
(-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.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Upadeśaka (उपदेशक):—(von diś mit upa) adj. subst. lehrend, Lehrer: dharmopadeśaka [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 77.]
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Upadeśaka (उपदेशक):—, tattvajñānopadeśaka [SARVADARŚANAS. 43, 12.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) Adj. Etwas lehrend. —
2) *m. Handwerker [Galano's Wörterbuch]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Upadeśaka (उपदेशक) [Also spelled updeshak]:—(nm) a preceptor, sermoniser.
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