Etri, Etṛ: 3 definitions
Etri 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 Etṛ can be transliterated into English as Etr or Etri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Etṛ (एतृ).—a. Ved.
2) Asking, requesting; गृणीते अग्निरेतरी न शूषैः (gṛṇīte agniretarī na śūṣaiḥ) Ṛgveda 5.41.1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Etṛ (एतृ).—[adjective] going (—°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Etṛ (एतृ):—m. (etarī, [Padapāṭha] etari [locative case] [Sāyaṇa]) (√i), one who goes or approaches (for anything)
2) asking, requesting, [Ṛg-veda v, 41, 10; vi, 12, 4]
3) mfn. ifc. one who goes (cf. parāparaitṛ etc.)
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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Ends with (+72): Abhinetri, Adhidandanetri, Adhinetri, Adhyetri, Anetri, Apacetri, Apachetri, Apanetri, Apinetri, Asadadhyetri, Ashretri, Bhavanetri, Bhetri, Bhunetri, Bhutetri, Bhuvanapranetri, Brahmopadeshanetri, Brahmopanetri, Carunetri, Caturnetri.
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