Andhrabhritya, Āndhrabhṛtya, Andhrabhṛtyā, Andhra-bhritya: 6 definitions



Andhrabhritya 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 terms Āndhrabhṛtya and Andhrabhṛtyā can be transliterated into English as Andhrabhrtya or Andhrabhritya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Andhrabhritya in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Āndhrabhṛtya (आन्ध्रभृत्य).—Seven in number.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 24. 51.
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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

[«previous next»] — Andhrabhritya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Andhrabhṛtyā (अन्ध्रभृत्या).—Name of a dynasty of kings.

Derivable forms: andhrabhṛtyāḥ (अन्ध्रभृत्याः).

Andhrabhṛtyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms andhra and bhṛtyā (भृत्या).

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

Andhrabhṛtya (अन्ध्रभृत्य):—[=andhra-bhṛtya] [from andhra] m. [plural] a dynasty of the Andhras.

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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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