Bhaginibhartri, Bhaginībhartṛ, Bhagini-bhartri: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Bhaginībhartṛ can be transliterated into English as Bhaginibhartr or Bhaginibhartri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhaginībhartṛ (भगिनीभर्तृ).—m. a sister's husband.

Bhaginībhartṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhaginī and bhartṛ (भर्तृ). See also (synonyms): bhaginīpati.

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

Bhaginībhartṛ (भगिनीभर्तृ):—[=bhaginī-bhartṛ] [from bhaginī > bhaj] ([gana] yuktārohy-ādi) m. a sister’s husband.

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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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