Grihyagni, Gṛhyāgni, Grihya-agni: 5 definitions


Grihyagni 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.

The Sanskrit term Gṛhyāgni can be transliterated into English as Grhyagni or Grihyagni, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

gṛhyāgni (गृह्याग्नि).—m S A sacred fire which it is incumbent on every Brahman to keep up, either from the day of his marriage, or from the day on which he quits the paternal mansion.

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

gṛhyāgni (गृह्याग्नि).—m A sacred fire which it is in- cumbent on every brāhmaṇa to keep up. ind A bridged from agē.

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

Gṛhyāgni (गृह्याग्नि).—a sacred fire which every Brāhmaṇa is enjoined to maintain.

Derivable forms: gṛhyāgniḥ (गृह्याग्निः).

Gṛhyāgni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gṛhya and agni (अग्नि).

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

Gṛhyāgni (गृह्याग्नि):—[from gṛhya > gṛbh] m. ‘domestic Agni’, a sacred fire which it is incumbent on every Brāhman to keep up, [Horace H. Wilson] ([Religious Thought and Life in India p.365]).

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

Gṛhyāgni (ಗೃಹ್ಯಾಗ್ನಿ):—[noun] the religious fire that is to be maintained perpetually by a householder, used in performing the daily rituals.

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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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