Amrityu, Amṛtyu: 8 definitions
Amrityu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Amṛtyu can be transliterated into English as Amrtyu or Amrityu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
amṛtyu (अमृत्यु).—m S Immortality. 2 attrib. Immortal.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Immortal; causing immortality. तन्म ऋतवोऽ मृत्यव आभरध्वम् (tanma ṛtavo' mṛtyava ābharadhvam) Kauś.1.2.
-tyuḥ Not death, immortality.
2) Name of Viṣṇu.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tyuḥ) Immortality. E. a neg. mṛtyu death.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Amṛtyu (अमृत्यु).—[masculine] not death; a deathless.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Amṛtyu (अमृत्यु):—[=a-mṛtyu] m. non death, immortality, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiii; Kauṣītaki-upaniṣad]
2) [v.s. ...] mfn. immortal, [Ṛg-veda]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Amṛtyu (अमृत्यु):—[a-mṛtyu] (tyuḥ) 2. f. Immortality.
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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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