Anuhri, Anuhṛ: 4 definitions


Anuhri 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 term Anuhṛ can be transliterated into English as Anuhr or Anuhri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anuhṛ (अनुहृ).—1 P.

1) To imitate, resemble; देहबन्धेन स्वरेण च रामभद्रमनुहरति (dehabandhena svareṇa ca rāmabhadramanuharati) Uttararāmacarita 4; व्रीडितस्य ललितं युवतीनां क्षीवता बहु- गुणैरनुजह्रे (vrīḍitasya lalitaṃ yuvatīnāṃ kṣīvatā bahu- guṇairanujahre) Kirātārjunīya 9.67, sometimes with gename of person; मातुरनुहरति (māturanuharati) Sk.; see below.

2) To take after (one's parents), to always imitate their nature (A. in this sense) (gatatācchīlye); पैतृकमश्वा अनुहरन्ते मातृकं गावः (paitṛkamaśvā anuharante mātṛkaṃ gāvaḥ) P.I.3.21 Vārt.; (gataṃ prakāraḥ, piturmātuścāgataṃ prakāraṃ satataṃ pari- śīlayanti Sk.)

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

Anuhṛ (अनुहृ).—imitate, resemble ([accusative] or [genetive]).

Anuhṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anu and hṛ (हृ).

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

1) Anuhṛ (अनुहृ):—[=anu-√hṛ] to imitate;

—to resemble: [Ātmanepada] -harate, to take after (one’s parents).

2) [v.s. ...] to carry behind, [Āpastamba-gṛhya-sūtra]

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

Anuhṛ (अनुहृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇuhara.

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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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