Citrakriti, Citrākṛti, Citra-akriti: 3 definitions


Citrakriti 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 Citrākṛti can be transliterated into English as Citrakrti or Citrakriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chitrakriti.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Citrakriti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Citrākṛti (चित्राकृति).—f. a painted resemblance, portrait.

Derivable forms: citrākṛtiḥ (चित्राकृतिः).

Citrākṛti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms citra and ākṛti (आकृति).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Citrākṛti (चित्राकृति).—[feminine] picture.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Citrākṛti (चित्राकृति):—[from citra > cit] f. a painted resemblance, portrait, picture, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [=ci-trākṛti] [from citrākṛti > citra > cit] a picture, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]

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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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