Bhriti, Bhṛti, Bhṛtī: 11 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Bhṛti and Bhṛtī can be transliterated into English as Bhrti or Bhriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Bhṛtī (भृती).—One of the ten branches of the Rohita group of devas.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 90.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bhṛti (भृति) [or भृत्या, bhṛtyā].—f S Wages, pay, hire. 2 Nourishing.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
bhṛti (भृति).—f Wages, pay. Nourishing.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhṛti (भृति).—f. [bhṛ-ktin]
1) Bearing, upholding, supporting.
2) Cherishing, maintaining.
3) Bringing, leading to.
4) Nourishment, support, maintenance.
6) Wages, hire; त्रिभिः प्रकारैर्भृतिर्भवति व्यापारतः फलतो वचनत इति (tribhiḥ prakārairbhṛtirbhavati vyāpārataḥ phalato vacanata iti) ŚB. on MS.1.3.45; भृतिश्च कर्मकरेभ्य आनत्यर्थं यद्दीयते (bhṛtiśca karmakarebhya ānatyarthaṃ yaddīyate) ŚB. on MS.1.2.27; cf. also कालमानं त्रिधा ज्ञेयं चान्द्रं सौरं च सावनम् । भृतिदाने सदा सौरं चान्द्रं कौसीदबुद्धिषु (kālamānaṃ tridhā jñeyaṃ cāndraṃ sauraṃ ca sāvanam | bhṛtidāne sadā sauraṃ cāndraṃ kausīdabuddhiṣu) || Śukra. See also Śukra.3.266.
7) Service for hire.
8) Capital. principal.
9) Wages, hire.
Derivable forms: bhṛtiḥ (भृतिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) 1. Wages, hire. 2. Capital, principal. 3. Nourishment, maintenance. 4. Supporting, support. 5. Service for wages. E. bhṛ to nourish, aff. ktin .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhṛti (भृति).—[bhṛ + ti], f. 1. Nourishment, [Hitopadeśa] ii. [distich] 32. 2. Wages, hire, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 231. 3. Service, Nal, 8, 25. 4. Capital, principal.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhṛti (भृति).—[feminine] bearing, carrying, maintaining, nourishing; wages or service for wages.
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Bhṛti (भृति).—[feminine] bearing, carrying, maintaining, nourishing; wages or service for wages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhṛti (भृति):—[from bhṛ] f. ([Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] also bhṛti) bearing, carrying, bringing, fetching (See idhma-bh)
2) [v.s. ...] support, maintenance, nourishment, food, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
3) [v.s. ...] hire, wages or service for w°, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhṛti (भृति):—(tiḥ) 2. f. Wages; capital; maintenance, support.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Bhṛti (भृति):—und bhṛti ([27,25]) f. —
1) Herbeiholung , Herbeischaffung in idhmabhṛti. —
2) Unterhalt , Verpflegung. —
3) Löhnung , Lohn. —
4) Dienst für Lohn. —
5) aufgetragene Speise , Kost.
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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