Definitions

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  • noun A spiritual teacher, guru.
  • noun An influential mentor.
  • suffix A title of honour, meaning "learned" or "honoured".

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit आचार्य (āćārya), āćāra = “rules” or “conduct” thus, āćārya = “the one who is learned in conduct”.

Examples

  • Mr. Vasudevan Nair said that Kavalam was an "acharya" of more than one art form to all Keralites including him.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Comments on "Flex your Wrinkles away": 8 Comments hem acharya wrote

    Flex your Wrinkles away

  • None can face the great _acharya_ in his wrath and warlike might!

    Maha-bharata The Epic of Ancient India Condensed into English Verse

  • Not against my great _acharya_ is my wrathful bow-string drawn,

    Maha-bharata The Epic of Ancient India Condensed into English Verse

  • PUDUCHERRY: Five more prosecution witnesses in the Sankararaman murder case, in which Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi and junior acharya Vijayendra Saraswathi are the prime accused, turned hostile during the trial in a local court today.

    The Times of India

  • I have done my mtech in correspondence mode from acharya nagarjuna university guntur.?

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • PUDUCHERRY: Five more prosecution witnesses in the Sankararaman murder case, in which Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi and junior acharya Vijayendra Saraswathi are the prime accused, turned hostile during the trial in a local court today.

    The Times of India

  • I'm satyabrata acharya from agartala how can i search my licindia policy status from online plz help me?

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • Shameem Akthar, yoga acharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, takes you through a few safe practices during pregnancy.

    rediff.com

  • Shameem Akthar, yoga acharya trained with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, takes you through a few safe practices during pregnancy.

    rediff.com

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