Adrita, Ādṛta: 11 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Ādṛta can be transliterated into English as Adrta or Adrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Aaddt.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Ādṛta (आदृत) refers to “suspicious”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 7.150)

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Ādṛta (आदृत) refers to “being duly honoured”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.51 (“The resuscitation of Kāma”).—Accordingly, after the Gods eulogised Śiva: “Eulogising thus, Viṣṇu and others joyously served lord Śiva, the husband of Pārvatī duly, and with great love. O Nārada, Śiva, the lord who had assumed body sportively, granted boons and honour to all present there. O dear one, Viṣṇu and others taking leave of the great lord delightedly returned to their respective places. They were duly honoured [ādṛtasvasthānañjagmurādṛtāḥ] and their faces beamed with pleasure”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ādṛta (आदृत).—p. p.

1) Honoured, respected.

2) (Used actively), (a) Zealous, diligent, earnest; आदृततरमवोचत् (ādṛtataramavocat) K.211.17; Kumārasambhava 7.3. (b) Attentive, careful; दण्डनीत्यां नात्यादृतोऽभूत् (daṇḍanītyāṃ nātyādṛto'bhūt) Daśakumāracarita 154. (c) Respectful (sādara); इत्यादृतेन कथितौ (ityādṛtena kathitau) R.13.72; इति स्म पृच्छत्यनुवेलमादृतः (iti sma pṛcchatyanuvelamādṛtaḥ) 3.5 respectfully or earnestly; Manusmṛti 11.225,7.15.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ādṛta (आदृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Respectful. 2. Respected, honoured, worshipped. 3. Zealous, diligent. E. āṅ before dṛñ to have, and kta aff.

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

Ādṛta (आदृत).—[adjective] respectful, zealous, intent upon ([locative]); esteemed, honoured.

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

1) Ādṛta (आदृत):—[=ā-dṛta] [from ā-dṛ] mf(ā)n. attentive, careful, zealous, diligent, [Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] respected, honoured, worshipped, [Manu-smṛti; Kathāsaritsāgara etc.]

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

Ādṛta (आदृत):—[ā-dṛta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Respectful; respected; zealous.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ādṛta (आदृत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Āiẏa, Āuṭṭa, Āuṭṭia, Āḍhia, Sannāmia.

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Adrita in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ādṛta (आदृत) [Also spelled aaddt]:—(a) honoured, respected.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ādṛta (ಆದೃತ):—

1) [adjective] treated respectfully or courteously.

2) [adjective] having interest; zealous; earnest.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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