Grihinipada, Gṛhiṇīpada, Grihini-pada: 2 definitions


Grihinipada 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 Gṛhiṇīpada can be transliterated into English as Grhinipada or Grihinipada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Gṛhiṇīpada (गृहिणीपद).—the position or dignity of the mistress of the house; यान्त्येवं गृहिणीपदं युवतयो वामाः कुलस्याधयः (yāntyevaṃ gṛhiṇīpadaṃ yuvatayo vāmāḥ kulasyādhayaḥ) Ś.4.18; स्थिता गृहिणीपदे (sthitā gṛhiṇīpade) 19.

Derivable forms: gṛhiṇīpadam (गृहिणीपदम्).

Gṛhiṇīpada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gṛhiṇī and pada (पद).

context information

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

Gṛhiṇīpada (ಗೃಹಿಣೀಪದ):—[noun] the state of being or status of, a housewife.

context information

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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