Dharayitri, Dhārayitrī: 6 definitions


Dharayitri 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhārayitrī (धारयित्री).—The earth.

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

Dhārayitrī (धारयित्री).—f. (-trī) The earth. E. dhṛ to contain, in the causal form, tṛc aff.

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

Dhārayitṛ (धारयितृ).—i. e. dhṛ, [Causal.], + tṛ, m. 1. One who bears, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 44, 23 Gorr. 2. One who restrains, Mahābhārata 5, 3391.

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

Dhārayitṛ (धारयितृ).—[masculine] bearer, holder.

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

1) Dhārayitṛ (धारयितृ):—[from dhārayitavya > dhāra] m. holder, bearer, restrainer, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] who keeps anything in remembrance, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka]

3) Dhārayitrī (धारयित्री):—[from dhārayitṛ > dhārayitavya > dhāra] f. the earth, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Dhārayitrī (धारयित्री):—(trī) 3. f. The earth.

context information

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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