Bhartriharyadhana, Bhartṛhāryadhana, Bhartri-haryadhana: 2 definitions



Bhartriharyadhana 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 Bhartṛhāryadhana can be transliterated into English as Bhartrharyadhana or Bhartriharyadhana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Bhartṛhāryadhana (भर्तृहार्यधन).—a. (a slave) whose possessions may be taken by his master; न हि तस्यास्ति किंचित् स्वं भर्तृहार्यधनो हि सः (na hi tasyāsti kiṃcit svaṃ bhartṛhāryadhano hi saḥ) Ms.8.417.

Bhartṛhāryadhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhartṛ and hāryadhana (हार्यधन).

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

Bhartṛhāryadhana (भर्तृहार्यधन):—[=bhartṛ-hārya-dhana] [from bhartṛ > bhara] mfn. (a slave) whose possessions may be taken by his master, [Manu-smṛti viii, 417.]

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of bhartriharyadhana or bhartrharyadhana in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: