Bhratridatta, Bhrātṛdatta, Bhratri-datta: 1 definition
Bhratridatta 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 Bhrātṛdatta can be transliterated into English as Bhratrdatta or Bhratridatta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhrātṛdatta (भ्रातृदत्त).—property given by a brother to a sister at the time of her marriage; मातृकं भ्रातृदत्तं वा स्तेना स्याद्यदि तं हरेत् (mātṛkaṃ bhrātṛdattaṃ vā stenā syādyadi taṃ haret) Ms.9.92.
Derivable forms: bhrātṛdattam (भ्रातृदत्तम्).
Bhrātṛdatta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhrātṛ and datta (दत्त).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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