Occupation names in Sanskrit

व्यवसायिक-शब्दाः (vyavasāyika-śabdāḥ) means list of Occupation names in Sanskrit.

This list is very helpful for students and newbies interested in learning Sanskrit.

When we learn any new language, we tend to first learn basic and common words. This list has Occupation names in Sanskrit, its transliteration along with English and Hindi meaning for everyone's benefit.

In Sanskrit, Goldsmith is known as स्वर्णकारः (svarṇakāraḥ) and सुनार in Hindi. 

An example of the word स्वर्णकारः (svarṇakāraḥ) being applied in a sentence is – स्वर्णकारः स्वर्णस्य आभूषणानि निर्माति। (svarṇakāraḥ svarṇasya ābhūṣaṇāni nirmāti।), which means “A goldsmith makes gold jewellery”.

In Sanskrit, a Cobbler or Shoemaker is known as चर्मकारः (carmakāraḥ) and मोची in Hindi. 

An example of the word चर्मकारः (carmakāraḥ) being applied in a sentence is – चर्मकारः पादरक्षाः निर्माति। (carmakāraḥ pādarakṣāḥ nirmāti।), which means “A shoemaker makes shoes”.

In Sanskrit, a Potter is known as कुम्भकारः (kumbhakāraḥ) and कुम्हार in Hindi. 

An example of the word कुम्भकारः (kumbhakāraḥ) being applied in a sentence is – कुम्भकारः कुम्भान् निर्माति। (kumbhakāraḥ kumbhān nirmāti।), which means “A potter makes pots”.

In Sanskrit, a Gardener is known as मालाकारः (mālākāraḥ) and माली in Hindi. 

An example of the word मालाकारः (mālākāraḥ) being applied in a sentence is – मालाकारः उद्यानं पालयति। (mālākāraḥ udyānaṃ pālayati।), which means “A gardener takes care of the garden”.

In Sanskrit, a Washerman is known as रजकः (rajakaḥ) and धोबी in Hindi. 

An example of the word रजकः (rajakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – रजकः वस्त्राणि प्रक्षालयति। (rajakaḥ vastrāṇi prakṣālayati।), which means “A washerman washes clothes”.

In Sanskrit, a Painter is known as चित्रकारः (citrakāraḥ) and चित्रकार in Hindi. 

An example of the word चित्रकारः (citrakāraḥ) being applied in a sentence is – चित्रकारः चित्राणि रचयति। (citrakāraḥ citrāṇi racayati।), which means “A painter creates paintings or drawings”.

In Sanskrit, a Shopkeeper is known as आपणिकः (āpaṇikaḥ) and दुकानदार in Hindi. 

An example of the word आपणिकः (āpaṇikaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – आपणिकः आपणे वस्तूनाम् विक्रयणं करोति। (āpaṇikaḥ āpaṇe vastūnām vikrayaṇaṃ karoti।), which means “A shopkeeper sells goods in a shop”.

In Sanskrit, a Barber is known as नापितः (nāpitaḥ) and नाई in Hindi. 

An example of the word नापितः (nāpitaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – नापितः जनानां केशान् कर्तयति। (nāpitaḥ janānāṃ keśān kartayati।), which means “A barber cuts people’s hair”.

In Sanskrit, a Tailor is known as सौचिकः (saucikaḥ) and दर्जी in Hindi. 

An example of the word सौचिकः (saucikaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – सौचिकः वस्त्राणि सीव्यति। (saucikaḥ vastrāṇi sīvyati।), which means “A tailor stitches clothes”.

 

In Sanskrit, a Postman is known as पत्रवाहकः (patravāhakaḥ) and डाकिया in Hindi. 

An example of the word पत्रवाहकः (patravāhakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – प्रतिदिनं, पत्रवाहकः मम गृहम् आगच्छति। (pratidinaṃ, patravāhakaḥ mama gṛham āgacchati।), which means “The postman comes to my house every day”.

In Sanskrit, a Carpenter is known as तक्षकः (takṣakaḥ) and बढ़ई in Hindi. 

An example of the word तक्षकः (takṣakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – तक्षकः काष्ठस्य वस्तूनि निर्माति। (takṣakaḥ kāṣṭhasya vastūni nirmāti।), which means “A carpenter makes items out of wood”.

In Sanskrit, a Teacher is known as शिक्षकः (śikṣakaḥ) and शिक्षक in Hindi. 

An example of the word शिक्षकः (śikṣakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – शिक्षकः छात्रान् पाठयति। (śikṣakaḥ chātrān pāṭhayati।), which means “A teacher teaches students”.

In Sanskrit, a Doctor is known as वैद्यः (vaidyaḥ) and चिकित्सक in Hindi. 

An example of the word वैद्यः (vaidyaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – वैद्यः रोगिणां चिकित्सां करोति। (vaidyaḥ rogiṇāṃ cikitsāṃ karoti।), which means “A doctor treats patients”.

In Sanskrit, a Photographer is known as छायाचित्रकारः (chāyācitrakāraḥ) and फोटोग्राफर in Hindi. 

An example of the word छायाचित्रकारः (chāyācitrakāraḥ) being applied in a sentence is – छायाचित्रकारः चित्राणि स्वीकरोति। (chāyācitrakāraḥ citrāṇi svīkaroti।), which means “A photographer takes photos”.

In Sanskrit, a Cook is known as पाचकः (pācakaḥ) and रसोइया in Hindi. 

An example of the word पाचकः (pācakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – पाचकः स्वादिष्टभोजनं पचति। (pācakaḥ svādiṣṭabhojanaṃ pacati।), which means “A cook cooks delicious meals”.

In Sanskrit, a Soldier is known as सैनिकः (sainikaḥ) and सैनिक in Hindi. 

An example of the word सैनिकः (sainikaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – सैनिकः देशं रक्षति। (sainikaḥ deśaṃ rakṣati।), which means “A soldier protects the country”.

In Sanskrit, a Salesman is known as विक्रयिकः (vikrayikaḥ) and विक्रेता in Hindi. 

An example of the word विक्रयिकः (vikrayikaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – विक्रयिकः विविधवस्तूनां विक्रयणं करोति। (vikrayikaḥ vividhavastūnāṃ vikrayaṇaṃ karoti।), which means “A salesman sells different things”.

In Sanskrit, a Driver is known as चालकः (cālakaḥ) and चालक in Hindi. 

An example of the word चालकः (cālakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – चालकः वाहनानि चालयति। (cālakaḥ vāhanāni cālayati।), which means “A driver drives vehicles”.

In Sanskrit, a Supervisor is known as पर्यवेक्षकः (paryavekṣakaḥ) and पर्यवेक्षक in Hindi. 

An example of the word पर्यवेक्षकः (paryavekṣakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – पर्यवेक्षकः कार्यालयं गच्छति। (paryavekṣakaḥ kāryālayaṃ gacchati।), which means “A supervisor goes to the office”.

In Sanskrit, a Engineer is known as अभियन्ता (abhiyantā) and अभियंता in Hindi. 

An example of the word अभियन्ता (abhiyantā) being applied in a sentence is – मम पिता अभियन्ता अस्ति। (mama pitā abhiyantā asti।), which means “My father is an engineer”.

In Sanskrit, a Leader is known as नायकः (nāyakaḥ) or नेता (netā) and नेता in Hindi. 

An example of the word नायकः (nāyakaḥ) or नेता (netā) being applied in a sentence is – नायकः राष्ट्रसेवां करोति। (nāyakaḥ rāṣṭrasevāṃ karoti।), which means “A leader serves the nation”.

In Sanskrit, a Peon is known as पदातिः (padātiḥ) and चपरासी in Hindi. 

An example of the word पदातिः (padātiḥ) being applied in a sentence is – पदातिः विद्यालये कार्यं करोति। (padātiḥ vidyālaye kāryaṃ karoti।), which means “A peon works in the school”.

In Sanskrit, a Clerk is known as लिपिकारः (lipikāraḥ) and क्लर्क in Hindi. 

An example of the word लिपिकारः (lipikāraḥ) being applied in a sentence is – लिपिकारः कार्यालये कार्यं करोति। (lipikāraḥ kāryālaye kāryaṃ karoti।), which means “A clerk works in the office”.

In Sanskrit, a Dancer is known as नर्तकः (nartakaḥ) and नर्तक in Hindi. 

An example of the word नर्तकः (nartakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – नर्तकः सम्यक् नृत्यति। (nartakaḥ samyak nṛtyati।), which means “The dancer dances well”.

In Sanskrit, a Author is known as लेखकः (lekhakaḥ) and लेखक in Hindi. 

An example of the word लेखकः (lekhakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – लेखकः बहूनि पुस्तकानि लिखति। (lekhakaḥ bahūni pustakāni likhati।), which means “An author writes many books”.

In Sanskrit, a Singer is known as गायकः (gāyakaḥ) and गायक in Hindi. 

An example of the word गायकः (gāyakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – गायकः बहुसम्यक् गायति। (gāyakaḥ bahusamyak gāyati।), which means “The singer sings very well”.

In Sanskrit, a Actor is known as नटः (naṭaḥ) and अभिनेता in Hindi. 

An example of the word नटः (naṭaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – नटः नाटकेषु अभिनयं करोति। (naṭaḥ nāṭakeṣu abhinayaṃ karoti।), which means “An actor acts in plays/dramas”.

In Sanskrit, a Sportsperson is known as क्रीडकः (krīḍakaḥ) and खिलाडी in Hindi. 

An example of the word क्रीडकः (krīḍakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – क्रीडकः विविधक्रीडाः क्रीडति। (krīḍakaḥ vividhakrīḍāḥ krīḍati।), which means “A sportsperson plays many games”.

In Sanskrit, a Attendant is known as सेवकः (sevakaḥ) and सेवक in Hindi. 

An example of the word सेवकः (sevakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – सेवकः स्वामिनम् सेवते। (sevakaḥ svāminam sevate।), which means “A servant serves his master”.

In Sanskrit, a Team member is known as सङ्घसदस्य (saṅghasadasya) and टीम का सदस्य in Hindi. 

An example of the word सङ्घसदस्य (saṅghasadasya) being applied in a sentence is – सङ्घसदस्यः परस्य सङ्घसदस्यस सहाय्यं करोति। (saṅghasadasyaḥ parasya saṅghasadasyasa sahāyyaṃ karoti।), which means “A team member helps another team member”.

In Sanskrit, a Fruit seller is known as फलविक्रेता (phalavikretā) and फल बिक्रेता in Hindi. 

An example of the word फलविक्रेता (phalavikretā) being applied in a sentence is – फलविक्रेता फलानां विक्रयणं करोति। (phalavikretā phalānāṃ vikrayaṇaṃ karoti।), which means “A fruit-seller sells fruits”.

In Sanskrit, a Book seller is known as पुस्तकविक्रेता (pustakavikretā) and पुस्तकविक्रेता in Hindi. 

An example of the word पुस्तकविक्रेता (pustakavikretā) being applied in a sentence is – पुस्तकविक्रेता पुस्तकानां विक्रयणं करोति। (pustakavikretā pustakānāṃ vikrayaṇaṃ karoti।), which means, “A book-seller sells books”.

In Sanskrit, a Blacksmith is known as लौहकारः (lauhakāraḥ) and लुहार in Hindi. 

An example of the word लौहकारः (lauhakāraḥ) being applied in a sentence is – लौहकारः लोहस्य वस्तूनि निर्माति। (lauhakāraḥ lohasya vastūni nirmāti।), which means “A blacksmith makes items of iron”.

In Sanskrit, a Mechanic is known as यान्त्रिकः (yāntrikaḥ) and मैकेनिक in Hindi. 

An example of the word यान्त्रिकः (yāntrikaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – वाहनयान्त्रिकः वाहनानि नवीकरोति। (vāhanayāntrikaḥ vāhanāni navīkaroti।), which means “A car mechanic restores/repairs cars”.

In Sanskrit, a Guard is known as रक्षकः (rakṣakaḥ) and सिपाही in Hindi. 

An example of the word रक्षकः (rakṣakaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – रक्षकः स्थानस्य रक्षनं करोति। (rakṣakaḥ sthānasya rakṣanaṃ karoti।), which means “A guard protects a place”.

In Sanskrit, a Moneylender is known as कुसीदिकः (kusīdikaḥ) and साहूकार in Hindi. 

An example of the word कुसीदिकः (kusīdikaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – कुसीदिकः धनसहाय्यं करोति। (kusīdikaḥ dhanasahāyyaṃ karoti।), which loosely means “A moneylender lends money”.

In Sanskrit, a Labourer is known as भारवाहः (bhāravāhaḥ) and मज़दूर in Hindi. 

An example of the word भारवाहः (bhāravāhaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – भारवाहः परिश्रमं करोति। (bhāravāhaḥ pariśramaṃ karoti।), which means “A labourer does hard work”.

In Sanskrit, an Oil Man is known as तैलिकः (tailikaḥ) and तेली in Hindi. 

An example of the word तैलिकः (tailikaḥ) being applied in a sentence is – तैलिकः तैलस्य विक्रयणं करोति। (tailikaḥ tailasya vikrayaṇaṃ karoti।), which means “An oil-man sells oil”.

In Sanskrit, an Artisan is known as शिल्पिन् (śilpin) and कारीगर in Hindi. 

An example of the word शिल्पिन् (śilpin) being applied in a sentence is – शिल्पी मूर्तिं निर्माति। (śilpī mūrtiṃ nirmāti।), which means “An artisan is making a sculpture”.

In Sanskrit, an Royal Staff is known as राजपुरुषः (rājapuruṣaḥ) and राज-कर्मचारी in Hindi. 

An example of the word राज-कर्मचारी being applied in a sentence is – राजपुरुषः प्रासादे कार्यं करोति। (rājapuruṣaḥ prāsāde kāryaṃ karoti।), which means “A royal staff person works in the palace”.

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