आचार्य

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit आचार्य (ācārya).

Noun[edit]

आचार्य (ācāryamUrdu spelling آچاریہ

  1. teacher
  2. professor
  3. preceptor
  4. principal
  5. scholar

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

आचार्य (ācāryam

  1. ‘knowing or teaching the आचार or rules’, a spiritual guide or teacher (especially one who invests the student with the sacrificial thread, and instructs him in the वेदs, in the law of sacrifice and religious mysteries.
  2. a name of द्रोण (the teacher of the पाण्डवs) in Mahabharata.

References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.