Kshatavritti, aka: Kṣatavṛtti, Kshata-vritti; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Kṣatavṛtti can be transliterated into English as Ksatavrtti or Kshatavritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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kṣatavṛtti (क्षतवृत्ति).—a S That has lost his means of subsistence.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṣatavṛtti (क्षतवृत्ति).—a That has lost his means of subsistence.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Kṣatavṛtti (क्षतवृत्ति).—f. destitution, being deprived of any means of support; क्षतवृत्तिर्वने नित्यं फालकुद्दाललाङ्गली (kṣatavṛttirvane nityaṃ phālakuddālalāṅgalī) Rām.2.32.29.

Derivable forms: kṣatavṛttiḥ (क्षतवृत्तिः).

Kṣatavṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣata and vṛtti (वृत्ति).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣatavṛtti (क्षतवृत्ति).—f.

(-ttiḥ) Destitution, being without the means of support, living on what one can get. E. kṣata and vṛtti maintenance.

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