Atitrishna, Atitṛṣṇā: 6 definitions



Atitrishna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Atitṛṣṇā can be transliterated into English as Atitrsna or Atitrishna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Atitrishna in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

atitṛṣṇā (अतितृष्णा).—f (S) Great covetousness.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

atitṛṣṇā (अतितृष्णा).—f Great covetousness. Rapacity.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Atitṛṣṇā (अतितृष्णा).—Rapacity, excessive greed or desire; °ष्णा न कर्तव्या (ṣṇā na kartavyā) Pt.5 One should not be too greedy.

-ṣṇa a. Rapacious, very greedy.

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

Atitṛṣṇā (अतितृष्णा).—f. excess of covetousness, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 139. Ati-tṛṣṇa, adj. very thirsty, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 69.

Atitṛṣṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ati and tṛṣṇā (तृष्णा).

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

Atitṛṣṇa (अतितृष्ण).—[adjective] very thirsty.

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Atitṛṣṇā (अतितृष्णा).—[feminine] excessive greediness.

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

1) Atitṛṣṇa (अतितृष्ण):—[=ati-tṛṣṇa] [from ati] mfn. excessively thirsty, rapacious

2) Atitṛṣṇā (अतितृष्णा):—[=ati-tṛṣṇā] [from ati-tṛṣṇa > ati] f. excessive thirst.

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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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