Kshatrapati, Kṣatrapati, Kshatra-pati: 5 definitions


Kshatrapati 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 Kṣatrapati can be transliterated into English as Ksatrapati or Kshatrapati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kshatrapati in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣatrapati (क्षत्रपति).—the possessor of dominion; क्षत्राणां क्षत्रपतिः (kṣatrāṇāṃ kṣatrapatiḥ) Vāj.1.17; (cf. chatrapati).

Derivable forms: kṣatrapatiḥ (क्षत्रपतिः).

Kṣatrapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣatra and pati (पति).

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

Kṣatrapati (क्षत्रपति):—[=kṣatra-pati] [from kṣatra] (tra-) m. the possessor of dominion, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā x, 17; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa ii; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xi; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshatrapati in German

context information

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

[«previous next»] — Kshatrapati in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kṣatrapati (ಕ್ಷತ್ರಪತಿ):—[noun] a king; a ruler.

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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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