Avitri, Avitṛ: 3 definitions


Avitri 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 Avitṛ can be transliterated into English as Avitr or Avitri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avitṛ (अवितृ).—a. A protector, favourer; त्रातारमिन्द्रमवितारमिन्द्रम् (trātāramindramavitāramindram) Mahanār. Up.2.3; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.

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

Avitṛ (अवितृ).—[masculine] protector, assistant.

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

1) Avitṛ (अवितृ):—[from avita] a mfn. a favourer, protector, [Ṛg-veda; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (favitrī.), [Mahābhārata xii, 9449.]

2) b See avita.

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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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