Datri, Dātṛ: 6 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Datri 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 Dātṛ can be transliterated into English as Datr or Datri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Dātṛ (दातृ) refers to one who is “generous”, as mentioned in verse 4.35 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] (by) always keeping to wholesome nourishment and deportment, acting upon mature consideration, being indifferent to worldly objects, generous [viz., dātṛ], balanced, intent on truth, (and) full of patience, and keeping to the great: one becomes free from disease”.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dātṛ (दातृ).—a. (-trī f.) [दा-तृच् (dā-tṛc)]

1) Giving, offering, granting, prsenting, bestowing, imparting, &c.

2) Liberal. -m. (-) 1 A giver (in general); दाता मे भूभृतां नाथः (dātā me bhūbhṛtāṃ nāthaḥ) Ku.6.1.

2) A donor; एवं दातृगुरोर्गुणाः सुरतरोः सर्वेऽपि लोकोत्तराः (evaṃ dātṛgurorguṇāḥ surataroḥ sarve'pi lokottarāḥ) Bv.1.66.

3) A lender, creditor.

4) A teacher.

5) A cutter.

6) A guardian; अदत्तमेवाददीत दातुर्वित्तं ममेति च (adattamevādadīta dāturvittaṃ mameti ca) Mb.12.132.5.

7) One who gives daughter or sister in marriage; Ms.3.172.

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Dātṛ (दातृ).—&c. See under दा ().

See also (synonyms): dāka, dāti, dāna, dānu.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dātṛ (दातृ).—mfn. (-tā-trī-tṛ) A donor, a giver, giving, bestowing. E. to give, tṛc aff.

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

Dātṛ (दातृ).—[dā + tṛ], m., f. trī, n. 1. A donor, a giver, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 9; [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 20, 4. 2. Giving in marriage, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 172. 3. Communicating, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 146. 4. A creditor, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 161.

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

Dātṛ (दातृ).—1. dātṛ [adjective] giving ([especially] in marriage), bestowing, granting, conceding, paying; imparting, teaching; causing, producing ([genetive] or —°); liberal, generous. [masculine] giver, donor; payer, creditor. Abstr. † [feminine], tva† [neuter]

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Dātṛ (दातृ).—[adjective] giving ([especially] in marriage), bestowing, granting, conceding, paying; imparting, teaching; causing, producing ([genetive] or —°); liberal, generous. [masculine] giver, donor; payer, creditor. Abstr. † [feminine], tva† [neuter]

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Dātṛ (दातृ).—2. [masculine] cutter, mower, reaper.

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

1) Dātṛ (दातृ):—[from ] 1. dātṛ (with [accusative]; once without, [Ṛg-veda iv, 31, 7]), dātṛ (with or without [genitive case]; exceptionally with acc, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xi, 5, 1, 12]), m. giving, a giver, donor, liberal, [Ṛg-veda] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] one who gives a daughter ([genitive case]) in marriage (cf. kanyā-), [Kumāra-sambhava vi, 1]

3) [v.s. ...] a father or brother who gives a daughter or sister in marriage, [Mānava-gṛhya-sūtra i, 8; Manu-smṛti iii, 172; Paiṭh.; Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] one who offers (his wife [genitive case]), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] a creditor, [Manu-smṛti viii, 161] the arranger of a meal, [iii, 236]

6) [v.s. ...] granting, permitting (ifc. or with [genitive case]), [v, viii, xi; Mahābhārata etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] a founder (of a household, kutumbānām), [xiii, 1663]

8) [v.s. ...] cf. a-, ṛṇa-, brahma-; δωτήρ, δοτήρ, [Latin] dator, daturus

9) [from ] 2. dātṛ m. mowing, a mower (with [accusative]), [Ṛg-veda v, 7, 7.]

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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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