Abhratrivya, Abhrātṛvya: 2 definitions



Abhratrivya 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 Abhrātṛvya can be transliterated into English as Abhratrvya or Abhratrivya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhrātṛvya (अभ्रातृव्य).—a. Without a rival or enemy., अभ्रातृव्यो अना त्वमनापिरिन्द्र जनुषा सनादसि (abhrātṛvyo anā tvamanāpirindra januṣā sanādasi) Rv.8.21.13.

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

1) Abhrātṛvya (अभ्रातृव्य):—[=a-bhrātṛvya] mf(ā)n. having no rival, [Ṛg-veda viii, 21, 13; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. Name of a verse of the [Sāma-veda]

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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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