Ghritapashu, Ghṛtapaśu, Ghrita-pashu: 7 definitions

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Ghritapashu 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 Ghṛtapaśu can be transliterated into English as Ghrtapasu or Ghritapashu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ghritapashu in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghṛtapaśu (घृतपशु).—a sacrificial victim represented by ghee; कुर्याद् घृतपशुं संगे (kuryād ghṛtapaśuṃ saṃge) Manusmṛti 5.37.

Derivable forms: ghṛtapaśuḥ (घृतपशुः).

Ghṛtapaśu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ghṛta and paśu (पशु).

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

Ghṛtapaśu (घृतपशु).—m.

(-śuḥ) Ghee made into or supposed to resemble an animal to be offered at a sacrifice or eaten at a meal, for which it is substituted. E. ghṛta, and paśu an animal.

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

Ghṛtapaśu (घृतपशु).—m. the image of a beast formed with clarified butter, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 37.

Ghṛtapaśu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ghṛta and paśu (पशु).

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

Ghṛtapaśu (घृतपशु).—[masculine] an animal made of ghee.

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

Ghṛtapaśu (घृतपशु):—[=ghṛta-paśu] [from ghṛta > ghṛ] m. ghee in the shape of a sacrificial animal, [Manu-smṛti v, 37.]

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

Ghṛtapaśu (घृतपशु):—[ghṛta-paśu] (śuḥ) 2. m. Ghee in the form of an animal to be offered in sacrifice or eaten.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ghritapashu 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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