Abhigantri, Abhigantṛ: 3 definitions



Abhigantri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Abhigantṛ can be transliterated into English as Abhigantr or Abhigantri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhigantṛ (अभिगन्तृ).—a. One who approaches or has intercourse (with a woman); one who understands &c.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Abhigantṛ (अभिगन्तृ):—[=abhi-gantṛ] [from abhi-gam] m. one who understands, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] ‘one who pursues’, insidious, [Kāṭhaka]

3) [v.s. ...] one who has intercourse with a woman.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhigantṛ (अभिगन्तृ):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-ntā) 1) One who approaches.

2) One who has sexual intercourse; comp. gantṛ. E. gam with abhi, kṛt aff. tṛc.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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