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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit आचार्य (ācārya).

NounEdit

आचार्य (ācāryam (Urdu spelling آچاریہ)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) teacher, scholar

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SanskritEdit

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NounEdit

आचार्य (ācāryam

  1. ‘knowing or teaching the आचार or rules’, a spiritual guide or teacher (especially one who invests the student with the sacrificial thread, and instructs him in the वेदs, in the law of sacrifice and religious mysteries.
  2. a name of द्रोण (the teacher of the पाण्डवs) in Mahabharata.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.