Hriti, Hṛti, Hrīti: 10 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Hṛti can be transliterated into English as Hrti or Hriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Hṛti (हृति).—Hypotenuse. Note: Hṛti is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Jyotisha book cover
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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hṛti (हृति).—f.

1) Seizure.

2) Robbing, spoliation.

3) Destruction.

4) (In astr.) A portion of a particular side of a triangle on the celestial globe.

Derivable forms: hṛtiḥ (हृतिः).

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Hrīti (ह्रीति).—Shame, modesty.

Derivable forms: hrītiḥ (ह्रीतिः).

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

Hṛti (हृति).—f.

(-tiḥ) 1. Seizure. 2. Robbing. 3. Destruction. E. hṛ to take, ktin aff.; also hriti .

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Hriti (ह्रिति).—f.

(-tiḥ) Taking, conveying. E. ri substituted for ṛḥ see hṛti .

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

Hṛti (हृति).—[hṛ + ti], f. Robbing, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 190.

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

Hṛti (हृति).—[feminine] taking away, robbing.

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

1) Hṛti (हृति):—[from hṛ] f. taking away, seizure, robbery, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] undoing destruction (as opp. to kṛti), [Vopadeva]

3) [v.s. ...] (in [astronomy]) a portion or division (of a [particular] side of a triangle on the celestial globe), [Gaṇitādhyāya]

4) Hriti (ह्रिति):—[from hrita] f. = hṛti, taking, conveying, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Hrīti (ह्रीति):—[from hrī] f. shame, bashfulness, modesty, [Mahābhārata]

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

Hriti (ह्रिति):—(tiḥ) 2. f. Taking, conveying.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Hṛti (हृति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Hii.

[Sanskrit to German]

Hriti in German

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hṛti (ಹೃತಿ):—

1) [noun] the act of taking or taking away.

2) [noun] a seizing or being seized; seizure; robbery.

3) [noun] an act of stealing; theft.

4) [noun] a ruining or the state of being ruined.

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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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