Annadatri, Anna-datri, Annadātṛ: 3 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Annadātṛ can be transliterated into English as Annadatr or Annadatri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Annadātṛ (अन्नदातृ).—a.

1) giving food. वारिदस्तृप्तिमाप्नोति सुखमक्षय्यमन्नदः (vāridastṛptimāpnoti sukhamakṣayyamannadaḥ) Ms.4.229.

2) epithet of Śiva.

Annadātṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anna and dātṛ (दातृ). See also (synonyms): annada, annadāyin, annaprada.

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

Annadātṛ (अन्नदातृ).—m.

(-tā) One who gives food, a charitable man. E. anna, and dātṛ donor.

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

1) Annadātṛ (अन्नदातृ):—[=anna-dātṛ] [from anna] mfn. giving food

2) [v.s. ...] Name of Śiva and Durgā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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