Adhvaryukratu, Adhvaryu-kratu: 2 definitions


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

Adhvaryukratu (अध्वर्युक्रतु):—[=adhvaryu-kratu] [from adhvaryu > a-dhvara] m. sacrificial act performed by the Adhvaryu, [Pāṇini 2-4, 4.]

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

Adhvaryukratu (अध्वर्युक्रतु):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-tuḥ) The Kratu (q. v.)—sacri-fices contained in the Yajurveda or to be performed by the Adhwaryu. E. adhvaryu (in the meanings of 3. or 2.) and kratu.

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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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