Citrahuti, Citrāhuti: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Citrahuti 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chitrahuti.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Citrahuti in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

citrāhuti (चित्राहुति).—f S corruptly citrāthī & citrāvatī or thī f A portion of the food set aside, before the commencement of the meal, as an offering to some deity. This offering is made by Brahmans daily from the day of their muñja.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

citrāhuti (चित्राहुति).—f A portion of the food set aside, before the commencement of the meal, as an offering to some deity.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Citrahuti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Citrāhuti (चित्राहुति):—[=ci-trāhuti] [from citra > cit] f. an offering to Citra, [Religious Thought and Life in India 425].

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Citrahuti in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Citrāhuti (ಚಿತ್ರಾಹುತಿ):—[noun] a few grains of boiled rice symbolically offered, as part of one’s daily sacrifice, to a few deities before taking one’s mid-day meal.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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