Hetukartri, Hetukartṛ, Hetu-kartri: 1 definition


Hetukartri 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 Hetukartṛ can be transliterated into English as Hetukartr or Hetukartri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hetukartṛ (हेतुकर्तृ).—m. the causal subject; याजयेदिति हेतुकर्तु रेवैतत् प्रत्यक्षं वचनम्, लक्षणया यजेः कर्तुः (yājayediti hetukartu revaitat pratyakṣaṃ vacanam, lakṣaṇayā yajeḥ kartuḥ) ŚB. on MS.1.8.39.

Hetukartṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hetu and kartṛ (कर्तृ).

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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. 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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