Veshyacarya, aka: Vēśyācārya, Veśyācārya, Veshya-acarya; 2 Definition(s)

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Veshyacarya 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.

The Sanskrit terms Vēśyācārya and Veśyācārya can be transliterated into English as Vesyacarya or Veshyacarya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Veshyacharya.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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vēśyācārya (वेश्याचार्य).—m S The master or keeper of dancing girls and prostitutes.

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

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Veśyācārya (वेश्याचार्य).—

1) the master or keeper of prostitutes.

2) a pimp.

3) a catamite.

Derivable forms: veśyācāryaḥ (वेश्याचार्यः).

Veśyācārya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms veśyā and ācārya (आचार्य).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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