Abhikshattri, Abhikṣattṛ: 3 definitions



Abhikshattri 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 Abhikṣattṛ can be transliterated into English as Abhiksattr or Abhikshattri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhikṣattṛ (अभिक्षत्तृ).—a. Ved. A murderer, killer, destroyer.

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

1) Abhikṣattṛ (अभिक्षत्तृ):—[=abhi-kṣattṛ] m. (√kṣad), ‘one who carves and distributes (food)’ an host, [Ṛg-veda ii, 29, 2 and vii, 21, 8]

2) [v.s. ...] ([‘a destroyer’ [Sāyaṇa]])

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

Abhikṣattṛ (अभिक्षत्तृ):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-ttā) A destroyer (ved.); e. g. Ṛgv.: abhikṣattāro abhi ca kṣamadhvam (Śayaṇa: = abhitaḥ śatrūṇāṃ hiṃsitāraḥ). Comp. the following. E. kṣad with abhi, kṛt aff. tṛc, or abhi and kṣattṛ.

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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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