आचार्य

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit आचार्य (ācārya).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɑː.t͡ʃɑːɾ.jᵊ/, [äː.t͡ʃäːɾ.jᵊ]

Noun[edit]

आचार्य (ācāryam (Urdu spelling آچاریہ‎)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) teacher, scholar

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit आचार्य (ācārya).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

आचार्य (ācārya?

  1. religious teacher; guru
  2. superintendent of a high school

References[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “आचार्य”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983, page 8.

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from आचार (ācāra, conduct, behavior) +‎ -य (-ya).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

आचार्य (ācāryam

  1. ‘knowing or teaching the rules’; a spiritual guide or teacher (especially one who invests the student with the sacrificial thread, and instructs him in the Vedas, in the law of sacrifice and religious mysteries)

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of आचार्य (ācārya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative आचार्यः
ācāryaḥ
आचार्यौ
ācāryau
आचार्याः / आचार्यासः¹
ācāryāḥ / ācāryāsaḥ¹
Vocative आचार्य
ācārya
आचार्यौ
ācāryau
आचार्याः / आचार्यासः¹
ācāryāḥ / ācāryāsaḥ¹
Accusative आचार्यम्
ācāryam
आचार्यौ
ācāryau
आचार्यान्
ācāryān
Instrumental आचार्येण
ācāryeṇa
आचार्याभ्याम्
ācāryābhyām
आचार्यैः / आचार्येभिः¹
ācāryaiḥ / ācāryebhiḥ¹
Dative आचार्याय
ācāryāya
आचार्याभ्याम्
ācāryābhyām
आचार्येभ्यः
ācāryebhyaḥ
Ablative आचार्यात्
ācāryāt
आचार्याभ्याम्
ācāryābhyām
आचार्येभ्यः
ācāryebhyaḥ
Genitive आचार्यस्य
ācāryasya
आचार्ययोः
ācāryayoḥ
आचार्याणाम्
ācāryāṇām
Locative आचार्ये
ācārye
आचार्ययोः
ācāryayoḥ
आचार्येषु
ācāryeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sanskrit and Indian Studies: Essays in Honour of Daniel H.H. Ingalls. (2012). Netherlands: Springer Netherlands.

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