Janitri, Janitṛ, Janitrī: 6 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Janitṛ can be transliterated into English as Janitr or Janitri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Janitṛ (जनितृ).—m. A father; यस्य हेतोर्जनितारं समेष्ये (yasya hetorjanitāraṃ sameṣye) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3. 134.25.
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Janitrī (जनित्री).—A mother.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tā) A father. f. (-trī) A mother. E. jan to be born, (from whom) antarbhūtaṇyarthe tṛc affix; and iṭ inserted. pitari mātari ca .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Janitṛ (जनितृ).—i. e. jan + tṛ, I. m. A father, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 9. Ii. f. trī, A mother, Mahābhārata 3, 10498.
— Cf. [Latin] genitor, genitrix;Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Janitṛ (जनितृ).—[masculine] progenitor, father; [feminine] janitrī mother.
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Janitṛ (जनितृ).—[masculine] progenitor, father; [feminine] janitrī mother.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Janitṛ (जनितृ):—[from janitavya > jananīya] janitṛor (along with jajāna 4 times) janitṛ, m. ([Pāṇini 6-4, 53]) a progenitor, father, γενετήρ, ([Latin]) genitor, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Atharva-veda; Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad; Pañcatantra]
2) Janitrī (जनित्री):—[from janitṛ > janitavya > jananīya] f. a mother, γενέτειρα, genitrix, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā iv; Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa; Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Janitṛ (जनितृ):—(tā) 1. m. A father. f. (trī) A mother. a. Generating.
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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Ends with: Shakrajanitri.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 10.134.2 < [Sukta 134]
Rig Veda 10.134.6 < [Sukta 134]
Rig Veda 1.185.6 < [Sukta 185]
Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)