Kritastra, Kṛtāstra, Krita-astra: 9 definitions
Kritastra 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 Kṛtāstra can be transliterated into English as Krtastra or Kritastra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
2) trained in the science of arms or missiles; पित्रा संवर्धितो नित्यं कृतास्त्रः सांपरा- यिकः (pitrā saṃvardhito nityaṃ kṛtāstraḥ sāṃparā- yikaḥ) R.17.62.
Kṛtāstra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛta and astra (अस्त्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-straḥ-strā-straṃ) Armed. E. kṛta, and astra weapon.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛtāstra (कृतास्त्र).—adj. conversant with the use of missile weapons, Mahābhārata 3, 228.
Kṛtāstra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛta and astra (अस्त्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛtāstra (कृतास्त्र).—[adjective] skilled in arms, [especially] in archery.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kṛtāstra (कृतास्त्र):—[from kṛta > kṛ] mfn. one who has exercised himself in throwing arrows or other weapons, skilled in archery, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] armed
3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a warrior, [Mahābhārata ii, 127]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛtāstra (कृतास्त्र):—[kṛtā+stra] (straḥ-strā-straṃ) a. Armed.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kṛtāstra (ಕೃತಾಸ್ತ್ರ):—[noun] a man who has the knowledge or knows the techniques of archery.
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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