Kshatriyani, Kṣatriyāṇī: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kṣatriyāṇī can be transliterated into English as Ksatriyani or Kshatriyani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣatriyāṇī (क्षत्रियाणी).—[P.IV.1.49. Vārt.7]

1) A woman of the Kṣatriya caste.

2) The wife of a Kṣatriya.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kṣatriyāṇī (क्षत्रियाणी).—(= Sanskrit Lex. and Gr. only; § 22.10; Pali Lex. khattiyānī, only cited by Childers from Abhidhānap- padīpikā 236; AMg. khattiyāṇī), kṣatriya-woman: Mv iii.21.1 (verse). In literary Sanskrit only kṣatriyā; Lex. also kṣatriyī = literary Pali khattiyī (also °yā and khattī).

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

1) Kṣatriyāṇī (क्षत्रियाणी):—[from kṣatra] f. idem, [Pāṇini 4-1, 49], [vArttika] 7

2) [v.s. ...] the wife of a man of the second caste, [Vopadeva iv, 24.]

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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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