Vardhaka: 11 definitions


Vardhaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vardhaka (वर्धक).—a (S) That augments or increases; that causes to grow, advance, thrive.

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

vardhaka (वर्धक).—a That increases; that causes to grow.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vardhaka (वर्धक).—a. [vṛdh-ṇic ṇvul]

1) Increasing.

2) Cutting, dividing.

3) Filling.

-kaḥ 1 A carpenter.

2) Name of a tree (Mar. bhāraṃga).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vardhaka (वर्धक) or Vardha.—also vaddhaka, nt. (semi-MIndic; [Jaina Māhārāṣṭrī] vaḍḍhaya, and compare AMg. vaṭṭa), a (metal) cup or bowl or pan: so loha-vaddhakaṃ tattakaṃ ādāya samudrakūlam āgataḥ (proposing to bale the water out of the sea) Mahāvastu ii.90.15 (here v.l. °vardhakaṃ); vaddhakaṃ nikṣipitvā 16; dīrghā brāhme (so ms., Senart em. brahmā) ahorātrā loha-vardhaṃ (no v.l.) ca tattakaṃ (n. sg.) 91.3 (verse).

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

Vardhaka (वर्धक) or Varddhaka.—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Increasing, causing to grow or increase. 2. Dividing. m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A plant, commonly Bamanhati. 2. A carpenter. E. vṛdh to grow, or varddh to divide, aff. ṇvul .

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

Vardhaka (वर्धक).— ([Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 12, 7), and vardhaki vardhaki ([Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 63, 2, ed. Seramp.), m. A carpenter.

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

Vardhaka (वर्धक).—[adjective] cutting, shearing; [masculine] = seq.

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

1) Vardhaka (वर्धक):—[from vardh] mfn. cutting, dividing, cutting off, shearing (See māṣaand śmaśru-v)

2) [v.s. ...] m. a carpenter, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Vardhaka (वर्धक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vaḍḍhavaa, Vaddhāvaya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vardhaka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vardhaka (ವರ್ಧಕ):—

1) [adjective] increasing; developing; growing.

2) [adjective] cutting; severing.

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Vardhaka (ವರ್ಧಕ):—

1) [noun] a senior or aged man.

2) [noun] a workman who builds and repairs wooden things, esp. the wooden parts of buildings, ships, etc.; a carpenter.

3) [noun] the tree Brucea sumatrana of Simaroubaceae family.

4) [noun] a device, machine, etc. used to develop (something) further; a developing machine.

5) [noun] a chemical used to develop film, plates, etc.; a developer.

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Vārdhaka (ವಾರ್ಧಕ):—

1) [noun] abundance; plentifulness.

2) [noun] the fact of being old; old age.

3) [noun] an aged man.

4) [noun] a group of old men.

5) [noun] (pros.) a metrical verse having six lines, of which the third and sixth have six groups of five prosodic units, followed at the end by a long unit, while the other four lines have four groups of five prosodic units.

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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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