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     Grammar Search "vidūṣaka" has 2 results.
     
vidūṣaka: masculine vocative singular stem: vidūṣaka
vidūṣaka: neuter vocative singular stem: vidūṣaka
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BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
vidūṣakamfn. defiling, disgracing View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vidūṣakamfn. facetious, witty
vidūṣakam. a jester, wag, buffoon (especially in dramatic language) the jocose companion and confidential friend of the hero of a play (he acts the same confidential part towards the king or hero, that her female companions do towards the heroine;his business is to excite mirth in person and attire, and to make himself the universal butt;a curious regulation requires him to be a Brahman, or higher in caste than the king himself; see ) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vidūṣakam. a libertine, catamite View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
vidūṣakam. Name of a Brahman View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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vidūṣaka विदूषक a. (-की f.) 1 Defiling, polluting, contaminating, corrupting. -2 Detracting, abusing. -3 Witty, humorous, jocular. -कः 1 A jester, buffon. -2 Particularly, the humorous companion and confidential friend of the hero in a play, who excites mirth by his quaint dress, speeches, gestures, appearances &c., and by allowing himself to be made the butt fo ridicule by almost every body; the S. D. thus defines him :-- कुसुमवसन्ताद्यभिधः कर्मवपुर्वेशभाषाद्यैः । हास्यकरः कलहरतिर्विदूषकः स्यात् स्वकर्मज्ञः ॥ 79; cf. also शृङ्गारस्य सहाया विटचेटविदूषकाद्याः स्युः । भक्ता नर्मसु निपुणाः कुपितवधूमानभञ्जनाः शुद्धाः ॥ ibid. -3 A libertine, lecher. -4 A critic; an opponent; प्राशंसि संसद्गुरुणापि चार्वी चार्वाकता सर्वविदूषकेण N.1.57.
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vidūṣaka a. [fr. cs. of √ dush] detracting; m. jester, buffoon: sp. humourous companion of the hero in a play exciting mirth by buffoonery of all kinds; N. of a Brâhman.
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vidūṣaka noun (masculine) a jester (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a libertine (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
buffoon (esp. in dram.) the jocose companion and confidential friend of the hero of a play (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
catamite (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Brāhman (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
wag (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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     Wordnet Search "vidūṣaka" has 3 results.
     

vidūṣaka

vaihāsika, vidūṣaka, hāsana, parihāsavedin   

yaḥ janān svakarmaṇā svavacanaiḥ vā hāsayati।

āvuttaḥ atīva vaihāsikaḥ asti।

vidūṣaka

vidūṣakaḥ, vaihāsikaḥ, parihāsayitā, prahāsī, bhaṇḍaḥ   

yaḥ abhinayena aṅgādivaikṛtyena vā janeṣu hāsyam utpādayati।

asya krīḍācakrasya vidūṣakaḥ atīva hāsyakārī।

vidūṣaka

vidūṣakaḥ, vaihāsikaḥ, prahāsī, cāṭuvaṭuḥ, vāsantikaḥ, kelikilaḥ   

nāṭakādīṣu vartamānaṃ nāyakasya mitraṃ yaḥ janān hāsayati।

vidūṣakasya praveśena raṅgamañcasya śobhāṃ vardhate।









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