prayojaka प्रयोजक

Definition: प्रयोजक a. Occasioning, causing, effecting, leading to, inciting, stimulating, deputing, appointing &c.; यस्मिन् कृते यन्निष्पद्यते प्रयोजनवत् तत् तस्य प्रयोजकमिति गम्यते । ŚB. on MS.4.1.22; यद्धि येन कर्तव्यं भवति तत्तस्य प्रयोजकम् ŚB. on MS.9.1.2; तत्प्रयोजको हेतुश्च Pāṇini S. -कः 1 An employer, one who uses or employs. -2 An author. -3 A founder, an institutor. -4 A money-lender. -5 A law-giver, legislator. -6 An instigator.


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