Grihini, Gṛhiṇī: 9 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Gṛhiṇī can be transliterated into English as Grhini or Grihini, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
gṛhiṇī (गृहिणी).—f (S) A mistress of a house, a wife.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
gṛhiṇī (गृहिणी).—f The mistress of a house.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gṛhiṇī (गृहिणी).—'The mistress of a house', a wife, house-wife; (the lady in charge of the house); न गृहं गृहमित्याहु- र्गृहिणी गृहमुच्यते । गृहं तु गृहिणीहीनं कान्तारादतिरिच्यते (na gṛhaṃ gṛhamityāhu- rgṛhiṇī gṛhamucyate | gṛhaṃ tu gṛhiṇīhīnaṃ kāntārādatiricyate) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 4.81.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gṛhiṇī (गृहिणी).—f. (-ṇī) A wife. E. gṛha a house, and ini and ṅīṣ affs.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gṛhiṇī (गृहिणी):—[from gṛhin > gṛbh] f. the mistress of a house, wife ([Religious Thought and Life in India] p.397), [Śakuntalā iv, 18 f.; Raghuvaṃśa; Kumāra-sambhava; Pañcatantra etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gṛhiṇī (गृहिणी):—(ṇī) 3. f. A wife.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Gṛhiṇī (गृहिणी) [Also spelled grahini]:—(nf) wife, housewife.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Gṛhiṇi (ಗೃಹಿಣಿ):—[noun] the wife of a householder; the mistress of a house.
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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Starts with: Grihinipada.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Grihini, Gṛhiṇī, Grhini, Gṛhiṇi; (plurals include: Grihinis, Gṛhiṇīs, Grhinis, Gṛhiṇis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.4.72 < [Part 4 - Parenthood (vātsalya-rasa)]
Verse 2.4.139 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Verse 2.4.82 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 1.8.19 < [Chapter 8 - The Disappearance of Jagannātha Miśra]
Verse 2.19.239 < [Chapter 19 - The Lord’s Pastimes in Advaita’s House]
Verse 2.19.227 < [Chapter 19 - The Lord’s Pastimes in Advaita’s House]
Satirical works of Kshemendra (study) (by Arpana Devi)
5.5. The Astrologer (gaṇaka) < [Chapter 5 - Kṣemendra’s objectives of Satire]
5.15. The Wife of the Kāyastha Bureaucrat (kāyastha-sundarī) < [Chapter 5 - Kṣemendra’s objectives of Satire]
3. Rasa or the sentiment < [Chapter 4 - Literary study of the Three Satirical Works]
Jivanandana of Anandaraya Makhin (Study) (by G. D. Jayalakshmi)
Analysis of Arthāntaraṇyāsa-ālaṅkāra < [Chapter 6 - Dramatic aspects of the Jīvanandana Nāṭaka]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Sahitya-kaumudi by Baladeva Vidyabhushana (by Gaurapada Dāsa)