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कार

कार
 kāra [ kAra ]


1 mf ( ī ) n. ( √ 1. kṛ Pāṇ. 3-2, 23 ), making, doing, working, a maker, doer ( ifc., kumbha-k°, yajña k° , suvarṇa-k° )

an author ( e.g. vārttika-k° )

m. ( ifc. ) an act, action ( kāma-k°, puruṣa-k° )

the term used in designating a letter or sound or indeclinable word ( e.g. a-k°, ka-k°, qq. vv

eva-k°, the word eva

phūt-k°, q.v. ) Prāt. Mn. etc.

effort, exertion L.

determination L.

religious austerity L.

a husband, master, lord L.

( as or ā ), m. or f. act of worship, song of praise Divyāv

( ī ), f. N. of a plant ( = kārikā, kāryā etc. ) L.




kāra-kara [ kArakara ]

mf ( ī ) n. doing work, acting as agent ( ? ) Pāṇ. 3-2, 21



kārâvara [ kArAvara ]

m. a man of a mixed and low caste ( born from a Nishāda father and Vaidehī mother, working in leather and hides ) Mn. x, 36 = MBh. xiii, 2588



कार
 kāra [ kAra ]

2 m. ( = 2. kara ) tax, toll, royal revenue Pāṇ. 6-3, 10

a heap of snow or a mountain covered with it L.

( mfn. ) produced by hail Suśr.



kāra-kukṣīya [ kArakukSIya ]

m. N. of the country of king Sālva on the skirts of the Himālaya ridge in the N. W of Hindūstān L.

( ās ), m. pl. the people of this country L.



kāra-mihikā [ kAramihikA ]

f. camphor ( ? ) L.



कार
 kārá [ kAra ]

3 m. ( √ 2. kṛ ), a song or hymn of praise RV.

a battle song RV.



कार
 kāra [ kAra ]

4 m. ( √ 2. kṝ ), killing, slaughter L.