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"anarthaka" has 2 results
anarthaka: masculine vocative singular stem: anarthaka
anarthaka: neuter vocative singular stem: anarthaka
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abaddhamMasculineSingularanarthakamunmeaning
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Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
anarthakamfn. useless, vain, worthless View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
anarthakamfn. meaningless, nonsensical. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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anarthaka(1)without any signification;literally having no meaning of themselves, id est, that ispossessing a meaning only when used in company with other words or parts of words which bear an independent sense;(the word is used generally in connection with prepositions); exempli gratia, for example अधिपरी अनर्थकौ P.1.4.93, confer, compare अनर्थान्तरवाचिनावनर्थकौ । धातुनोक्तां क्रियामाहतुः । तदविशिष्टं भवति यथा शङ्के पय: ॥ Mahābhāṣya of Patañjali on the Sūtras of Pāṇini (Dr. Kielhorn's edition ). on P.I.4.93; confer, compare न निर्बद्धा उपसर्गा अर्थान्निराहुरिति शाकटायनः Nirukta of Yāska.I. 1.3: confer, compare also अनर्थकौ अनर्थान्तरवाचिनौ Kāś. on I.4.93, explained as अनर्थान्तरवाचित्वादनर्थकावित्युक्तम् न त्वर्थाभावादिति दर्शयति by न्यासकार; (2) meaningless, purposeless: confer, compare प्रमाणभूत आचार्यो दर्भपवित्रपाणिः महता यत्नेन सूत्रं प्रणयति स्म । तत्राशक्यं वर्णेनाप्यनर्थकेन भवितुं किं पुनरियता सूत्रेण M.Bh. on I.1.1, as also सामर्थ्ययोगान्न हि किंचिदस्मिन् पश्यामि शास्त्रे यदनर्थकं स्यात् M.Bh. on P. VI.I.77. See for details M.Bh. on I.2.45 Vārttika (on the Sūtra of Pāṇini). 12: III.1.77 Vārttika (on the Sūtra of Pāṇini). 2 and Kaiyaṭa and Mahābhāṣya-Pradīpoddyota by Nāgeśa.thereon; (3) possessed of no sense absolutely as some nipātas केचन निपाताः सार्थकाः केचन च निरर्थकाः U1. varia lectio, another reading, on Ṛgvedaprātiśākhya by Śaunaka ( Sanskrit Sāhityapariṣad Edition, Calcutta.) XII.9; निपातस्यानर्थकस्यापि प्रातिपदिकत्वम् P. I. 2.45 Vārttika (on the Sūtra of Pāṇini).12 confer, compare also जन्या इति निपातनानर्थक्यं P. IV. 4.82. Vārttika (on the Sūtra of Pāṇini). 1, एकागारान्निपातनानर्थक्यं P. V.1.113 Vārttika (on the Sūtra of Pāṇini). 1, also 114 Vārttika (on the Sūtra of Pāṇini).1.
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anarthaka adjective
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anarthaka adjective meaningless (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
nonsensical (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
poor useless (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
vain (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
worthless (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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Wordnet Search
"anarthaka"" has 2 results.

anarthaka

nirarthaka, arthahīna, vyartha, arthaśūnya, anarthaka   

yasya ko'pi arthaḥ nāsti।

mama pārśve asya nirarthakasya praśnasya samādhānaṃ nāsti।

anarthaka

asāra, anartha, anarthaka, nirarthaka, vyartha, nīrasa, sāravarjita   

yasmin kimapi sāraḥ na vartate na ca kimapi upayuktaṃ vastuṃ vartate।

asārāṇāṃ granthānām adhyayanasya kaḥ lābhaḥ।

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