Dharmapatni, Dharmapatnī, Dharma-patni: 12 definitions

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Dharmapatni 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Dharmapatni in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Dharmapatnī (धर्मपत्नी).—The wife, wedded according to prescribed rites.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 107. 14.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

dharmapatnī (धर्मपत्नी).—f (S) A duly-constituted wife (i. e. the first wife) of a man of any of the classes. 2 The wife of a Brahman (i. e. the first wife where there are two or more), who is competent to be associated with her husband in religious services and rites.

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

dharmapatnī (धर्मपत्नी).—f A duly-constituted wife (i. e. the first wife) of a man of any of the classes.

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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»] — Dharmapatni in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmapatnī (धर्मपत्नी).—a lawful wife; R.2.2,2,72;8.7; Y.2.128.

Dharmapatnī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and patnī (पत्नी).

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

Dharmapatnī (धर्मपत्नी).—f. (-tnī) A man’s first wife and of the same class. E. dharma, and patnī a wife. dharmārthaṃ patnī . nirdoṣāyām patnyām .

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

Dharmapatnī (धर्मपत्नी).—f. a lawful wife, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 262.

Dharmapatnī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and patnī (पत्नी).

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

Dharmapatnī (धर्मपत्नी).—[feminine] a lawful wife.

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

Dharmapatnī (धर्मपत्नी):—[=dharma-patnī] [from dharma > dhara] f. a lawful wife, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] (cf. -dāra).

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

Dharmapatnī (धर्मपत्नी):—[dharma-patnī] (tnī) 3. f. A man’s first wife and of the same caste.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dharmapatni in German

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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»] — Dharmapatni in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dharmapatni (ಧರ್ಮಪತ್ನಿ):—[noun] a lawfully wedded wife.

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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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