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Monier-Williams Search
6 results for vadhaka
Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
vadhakamfn. killing, destructive View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vadhakamfn. intending to strike or kill View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vadhakam. a murderer, assassin View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vadhakam. an executioner, hangman View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vadhakam. a particular sort of reed or rush View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vadhakarmādhikārinm. "one who superintends the act of putting to death", an executioner, hangman View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Apte Search
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vadhaka वधक a. (-धका, -धिका f.) [हनः क्वुन्, वध च Uṇ.2.35] Killing, destructive, injurious. -कः 1 An executioner, a hangman. -2 A murderer, an assassin. -3 A kind of reed.
Vedic Index of
Names and Subjects
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vadhaka Is the name of some sort of ‘reed’ in the Atharva­veda and the Satapatha Brāhmaṇa.
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vadhaka noun (masculine) a murderer (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a particular sort of reed (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an executioner (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
assassin (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
hangman (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 19983/72933
vadhaka adjective destructive (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
intending to strike or kill (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
killing (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 64538/72933
Wordnet Search
"vadhaka" has 2 results.

vadhaka

vadhakaḥ, ghātakaḥ, daṇḍapāśikaḥ, vadhyāpuruṣaḥ, vadhakarmādhikārī   

udbandhanadaṇḍasya prāptṝṇām udbandhaṃ yaḥ karoti saḥ।

prāptamṛtyudaṇḍasya puruṣasya vadhakaḥ udbandhanam akarot।

vadhaka

ghātakaḥ, mārakaḥ, ghātī, jīvāntakaḥ, vadhakaḥ, vṛkatiḥ, ātatāyī, unmāthaḥ, śiriḥ, hantā   

yaḥ hanti।

ghātakāya dehāntadaṇḍaṃ dattam।

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