Bhettri, Bhettṛ: 7 definitions


Bhettri 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 Bhettṛ can be transliterated into English as Bhettr or Bhettri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhettṛ (भेत्तृ).—a. [bhid-tṛc]

1) Breaking, splitting.

2) One who interrupts, an interrupter, a disturber.

3) A destroyer (of secrets).

4) A factious or seditious man.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhettṛ (भेत्तृ).—mfn. (-ttā-ttrī-ttṛ) Who or what divides, disunites, &c. m.

(-ttā) 1. A divider or separator. 2. A factious or seditious man, a traitor, or one who secretly corresponds with an enemy, &c. E. bhid to divide, to sow dissension, aff. tṛc .

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

Bhettṛ (भेत्तृ).—i. e. bhid + tṛ, I. m., f. trī, and n. Who or what divides, breaks, etc. Ii. m. 1. One who breaks down, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 289. 2. A separator, divider. 3. One who wounds, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 284. 4. A traitor.

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

Bhettṛ (भेत्तृ).—[masculine] breaker, piercer, disturber, traitor, conqueror.

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

1) Bhettṛ (भेत्तृ):—[from bhid] mfn. breaking, splitting, bursting through, piercing

2) [v.s. ...] a breaker etc., [Ṛg-veda] etc., etc.

3) [v.s. ...] a conqueror, [Catalogue(s)]

4) [v.s. ...] an interrupter, disturber, frustrator, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

5) [v.s. ...] a divulger, betrayer, [Mahābhārata; Yājñavalkya]

6) [v.s. ...] a factious or seditious man, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

7) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Skanda, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]

8) [v.s. ...] Name of a [particular] magical spell recited over weapons, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Bhettṛ (भेत्तृ):—[(ttā-trī-tṛ) a.] Dividing. m. A factious or seditious man.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhettṛ (भेत्तृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Bhittu, Bhettu.

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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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