Ashvatari, Aśvatarī: 2 definitions
Ashvatari 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 Aśvatarī can be transliterated into English as Asvatari or Ashvatari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Languages of India and abroad
Aśvatarī (अश्वतरी):—[from aśvatara > aśva] f. a she-mule, [Atharva-veda viii, 8, 22; Mahābhārata etc.]
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.
Aśvatari (ಅಶ್ವತರಿ):—[noun] (fem.) same genus (Equus) as the horse and ass, having dark stripes on a white or tawny body; a female zebra.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Ashvatariratha.
Full-text: Anjanakesha, Ashvatariratha, Ashvatara, Shveta.
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