Bhratrijaya, Bhrātṛjāyā, Bhratri-jaya: 5 definitions
Bhratrijaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Bhrātṛjāyā can be transliterated into English as Bhratrjaya or Bhratrijaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bhrātṛjāyā (भ्रातृजाया).—f S A brother's wife.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhrātṛjāyā (भ्रातृजाया).—(also bhrāturjāyā) a brother's wife, a sister-in-law; अव्यापन्नामविहतगतिर्द्रक्ष्यसि भ्रातृजायाम् (avyāpannāmavihatagatirdrakṣyasi bhrātṛjāyām) Me.1.
Bhrātṛjāyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhrātṛ and jāyā (जाया).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yā) A sister-in-law, a brother’s wife. E. bhrātṛ a brother, and jāyā a wife.
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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