आचार

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit आचार ‎(ācāra).

Noun[edit]

आचार ‎(ācārm ‎(Urdu spelling آچار)

  1. conduct
  2. custom
  3. behavior

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Persian آچار ‎(âčâr).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

आचार ‎(ācārm ‎(Urdu spelling آچار)

  1. (rare) achar (pickle)

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

आचार ‎(ācāram

  1. conduct, manner of action, behaviour, good behaviour, good conduct
  2. custom, practice, usage, traditional or immemorial usage (as the foundation of law)
  3. an established rule of conduct, ordinance, institute, precept
  4. rule, line

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of आचार
Nom. sg. आचारः ‎(ācāraḥ)
Gen. sg. आचारस्य ‎(ācārasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative आचारः ‎(ācāraḥ) आचारौ ‎(ācārau) आचाराः ‎(ācārāḥ)
Vocative आचार ‎(ācāra) आचारौ ‎(ācārau) आचाराः ‎(ācārāḥ)
Accusative आचारम् ‎(ācāram) आचारौ ‎(ācārau) आचारान् ‎(ācārān)
Instrumental आचारेन ‎(ācārena) आचाराभ्याम् ‎(ācārābhyām) आचारैः ‎(ācāraiḥ)
Dative आचाराय ‎(ācārāya) आचाराभ्याम् ‎(ācārābhyām) आचारेभ्यः ‎(ācārebhyaḥ)
Ablative आचारात् ‎(ācārāt) आचाराभ्याम् ‎(ācārābhyām) आचारेभ्यः ‎(ācārebhyaḥ)
Genitive आचारस्य ‎(ācārasya) आचारयोः ‎(ācārayoḥ) आचारानाम् ‎(ācārānām)
Locative आचारे ‎(ācāre) आचारयोः ‎(ācārayoḥ) आचारेषु ‎(ācāreṣu)

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 131