Yacakavritti, Yācakavṛtti, Yacaka-vritti: 4 definitions


Yacakavritti 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 term Yācakavṛtti can be transliterated into English as Yacakavrtti or Yacakavritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Yachakavritti.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Yacakavritti in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yācakavṛtti (याचकवृत्ति).—f (S) The profession of a beggar, beggary, mendicancy.

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

yācakavṛtti (याचकवृत्ति).—f Beggary, mendicancy.

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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

[«previous next»] — Yacakavritti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yācakavṛtti (याचकवृत्ति).—the occupation or profession of a beggar.

Derivable forms: yācakavṛttiḥ (याचकवृत्तिः).

Yācakavṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yācaka and vṛtti (वृत्ति).

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

Yācakavṛtti (याचकवृत्ति):—[=yācaka-vṛtti] [from yācaka > yāc] f. the occupation or profession of a beggar, [Monier-Williams’ 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 (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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