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).[1]

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)

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References[edit]

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