Hautrika, Hautṛka: 6 definitions



Hautrika 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 Hautṛka can be transliterated into English as Hautrka or Hautrika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hautṛka (हौतृक).—a. Belonging to the Hotṛ priest, sacerdotal.

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

Hautṛka (हौतृक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Relating or appertaining to the Hotri or priest so named. E. hotṛ a priest, and ṭhañ aff.

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

Hautṛka (हौतृक).—i. e. hotṛ + ka, adj. Relating to the priest called hotṛ.

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

1) Hautṛka (हौतृक):—[from hotṛ] mfn. relating or belonging to or coming from the Hotṛ priest, sacerdotal, [Pāṇini 4-3, 78 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] n. the office of the Hotṛ, [Catalogue(s)]

3) Hautrika (हौत्रिक):—[from hotṛ] mfn. relating to the office or function of the Hotṛ, sacerdotal, [Kātyāyana]

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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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