अधिकार

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit अधिकार (adhikāra)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

अधिकार (adhikārm (Urdu spelling ادھکار)

  1. right, prerogative
    तुम्हें दख़ल देने का कोई अधिकार नहीं है।
    You have no right to interfere.
  2. authority
    पुलिस को गिरफ़्तार करने का अधिकार है।
    The police have the authority to arrest.
  3. power
    उसके अधिकार घटा दिए गये हैं।
    His powers have been curtailed.

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References[edit]

  • अधिकार in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

अधिकार (adhi-kāram

  1. authority
  2. government, rule, administration, jurisdiction
  3. royalty, prerogative
  4. title
  5. rank
  6. office
  7. claim, right, especially to perform sacrifices with benefit
  8. privilege, ownership
  9. property
  10. reference, relation
  11. topic, subject
  12. paragraph or minor section
  13. (grammar) government, a governing-rule (the influence of which over any number of succeeding rules is called अनुवृत्ति (anu-vṛtti))

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0020