acharya

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit ācāra (discipline and tradition) Sanskrit ārya (honourable and reverend) Sanskrit ācārya (discipline perceiving reverend)

Noun[edit]

acharya (plural acharyas) (female equivalent acharyani)

  • (historical,rare) an individual who practices or is knowledgeable on any of the prevalent disciplines of customs, learning, rituals, arts, traditions, schools etc., especially one imparting them into pupils.
  • (historical,rare) a scholar, practitioner, professional, specialist, disciplinarian imparting knowledge.

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