Dharmahantri, Dharmahantṛ, Dharma-hantri: 3 definitions


Dharmahantri 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 Dharmahantṛ can be transliterated into English as Dharmahantr or Dharmahantri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Dharmahantṛ (धर्महन्तृ).—f. trī, one who overturns the law, Mahābhārata 1, 2440.

Dharmahantṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and hantṛ (हन्तृ).

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

Dharmahantṛ (धर्महन्तृ).—[feminine] hantrī transgressing (lit. killing) law or justice.

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

Dharmahantṛ (धर्महन्तृ):—[=dharma-hantṛ] [from dharma > dhara] mf(trī)n. transgressing the law or justice, [Mahābhārata]

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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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