Bhratriputra, Bhrātṛputra, Bhratri-putra: 2 definitions

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Bhratriputra 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 Bhrātṛputra can be transliterated into English as Bhratrputra or Bhratriputra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhrātṛputra (भ्रातृपुत्र).—(also bhrātuṣputraḥ) a brother's son.

-trī a niece.

Derivable forms: bhrātṛputraḥ (भ्रातृपुत्रः).

Bhrātṛputra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhrātṛ and putra (पुत्र).

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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. 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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