Vikarmastha, Vikarman-stha: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vikarmastha (विकर्मस्थ).—a. doing prohibited acts, addicted to vice.

Vikarmastha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vikarman and stha (स्थ).

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

Vikarmastha (विकर्मस्थ).—i. e. vikarman -stha, adj. 1. One who has done an illegal or an immoral act, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 192. 2. Addicted to vice, 4, 30; 9, 214. 3. Engaged in various business.

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

Vikarmastha (विकर्मस्थ).—[adjective] doing prohibited acts.

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

Vikarmastha (विकर्मस्थ):—[=vi-karma-stha] [from vi-karman > vi] 1. vi-karma-stha mfn. = ma-kṛt ([Manu-smṛti])

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

Vikarmastha (विकर्मस्थ):—[vikarma-stha] (sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) a. Engaged in business, or in illegal acts.

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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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