कृत्य a. [कृ-क्यप्; cf. P.III.1.12] 1 What should or ought to be done, right, proper, fit; साधु पर्याप्तमेता- वत्कृत्यश्चारित्रसंग्रहः Rām.7.13.18. -2 Feasible, practicable. -3 One who may be seduced from allegiance, treacherous; Rāj. T.5.247. -त्यम् 1 What ought to be done, duty, (इतिकृत्य) function; Ms.2.237;7.67. -2 Work, business, deed, commission; बन्धुकृत्यम् Me.116; अन्योन्यकृत्यैः Ś.7.34. -3 Purpose, object, end; कूजद्भि- रापादितवंशकृत्यम् R.2.12; Ku.4.15. -4 Motive, cause; किमागमनकृत्यं ते देवगन्धर्वसेवित Rām.7.21.4. -त्यः A class of affixes used to form potential (future) passive participle; these are तव्य, अनीय, य and also एलिम. -त्या 1 Action, deed. -2 Magic. -3 A female deity to whom sacrifices are offered for destructive and magical purposes; परं यत्नमकरोद्यो मे पापकृत्यां शमयेदिति Mb.1.31.11. -Comp. -अकृत्यरक्षणम् protection of parties for or against one's cause; Kau. A.1.13. -विधिः m. the rule, precept. -शेष a. One who has not finished his task; व्रज- स्त्रियो दृग्भिरनुप्रवृत्तधियो$वतस्थुः किल कृत्यशेषाः Bhāg.3.2.14.
fp. to be done; suitable, right; corruptible: -m, any one (g.) needs or cares for (in.); m. krit suffix of the future pt. ps.: tavya, anîya or ya (gr.); &asharp;, f. act, deed, performance, function (-rúgah, ill-treat ment); sorcery, charm; wicked fairy; n. ac tivity; function, business, duty; service; pur pose: -kara, a. doing one's work; -kâ, f. wicked fairy, witch; -vat, a. active; occu pied; having an object in view; -vid, a. know ing one's duty.
noun (neuter) action (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
business (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
cause (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
end (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
motive (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
object (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
office (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
performance (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
purpose (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
service (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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