Hrishtatanu, Hṛṣṭatanu, Hrishta-tanu: 2 definitions



Hrishtatanu 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 Hṛṣṭatanu can be transliterated into English as Hrstatanu or Hrishtatanu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hṛṣṭatanu (हृष्टतनु).—a. having the hair on the body bristling or thrilling (with joy).

Hṛṣṭatanu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hṛṣṭa and tanu (तनु). See also (synonyms): hṛṣṭatanūruha, hṛṣṭaroman.

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

Hṛṣṭatanu (हृष्टतनु):—[=hṛṣṭa-tanu] [from hṛṣṭa > hṛṣ] mfn. = next, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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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