Kritvan, Kṛtvan: 5 definitions


Kritvan 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 Kṛtvan can be transliterated into English as Krtvan or Kritvan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛtvan (कृत्वन्).—a Ved.

1) Causing, effecting &c.

2) Active, diligent, busy; येना दंसिष्ठ कृत्वेन (yenā daṃsiṣṭha kṛtvena) Ṛgveda 8.24.25.

3) Practising magic.

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

Kṛtvan (कृत्वन्).—([feminine] kṛtvarī) causing, producing (—°): active, magical.

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

1) Kṛtvan (कृत्वन्):—[from kṛ] a mf(varī)n. causing, effecting (ifc.), [Lāṭyāyana]

2) [v.s. ...] active, busy, [Ṛg-veda viii, 24, 25; ix, 65, 23; x, 144, 3]

3) [from kṛtnu] b etc. See, [ib.]

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Kritvan 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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