Atiric: 1 definition


Atiric 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Atirich.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atiric (अतिरिच्).—(Gen. used in pass.)

1) To surpass, excel, be superior to (with abl.); अश्वमेधसहस्रेभ्यः सत्यमेवाति- रिच्यते (aśvamedhasahasrebhyaḥ satyamevāti- ricyate) H.4.131; गृहं तु गृहिणीहीनं कान्तारादतिरिच्यते (gṛhaṃ tu gṛhiṇīhīnaṃ kāntārādatiricyate) Pt.4. 81; वाचः कर्मातिरिच्यते (vācaḥ karmātiricyate) 'example is better than precept'; sometimes with acc.; न च नारायणोऽत्रभवन्तमतिरिच्यते (na ca nārāyaṇo'trabhavantamatiricyate) K. 23; or used by itself in the sense of 'to be supreme', 'prevail' 'triumph', 'predominate', 'be mightier'; अन्योन्यगुणवैशेष्यान्न किञ्चिदतिरिच्यते (anyonyaguṇavaiśeṣyānna kiñcidatiricyate) Ms.9.296 none is supreme or higher than another; 12.25; so दैवमत्रातिरिच्यते, स्वभावोऽतिरिच्यते (daivamatrātiricyate, svabhāvo'tiricyate) H.1.16; स्वल्पमप्यतिरिच्यते (svalpamapyatiricyate) H.2 is of great importance.

2) To be left with a surplus, be redundant or superfluous.

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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. 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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