Uttaradayaka, aka: Uttaradāyaka, Uttara-dayaka; 2 Definition(s)


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Uttaradāyaka (उत्तरदायक).—a. replying, disobedient, pert, impertinent; दुष्टा भार्या शठं मित्रं भृत्याश्चोत्तरदायकाः (duṣṭā bhāryā śaṭhaṃ mitraṃ bhṛtyāścottaradāyakāḥ) H.2.11.

Uttaradāyaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and dāyaka (दायक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uttaradāyaka (उत्तरदायक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Replying, answering. E. uttara and dāyaka a giver.

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