Kulapati, Kula-pati: 12 definitions
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General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
A nickname for Saunaka (a sage whom the Mahabharata was narrated to by Sauti);
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Kulapati.—(EI 9), probably, the head of a school or institution. Note: kulapati is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kulapati (कुलपति).—m (S) The head or chief of a family, patriarch.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the head or chief of a family.
2) a sage who feeds and teaches 1, pupils; thus defined:- मुनीनां दशसाहस्रं योऽन्नदानादिपोषणात् । अध्यापयति विप्रर्षिरसौ कुलपतिः स्मृतः ॥ अपि नाम कुलपतेरियमसवर्णक्षेत्रसंभवा स्यात् (munīnāṃ daśasāhasraṃ yo'nnadānādipoṣaṇāt | adhyāpayati viprarṣirasau kulapatiḥ smṛtaḥ || api nāma kulapateriyamasavarṇakṣetrasaṃbhavā syāt) Ś.1; R.1.95; U.3.48.
3) The head-servant (Gīrvāṇa); Bhāg.5.18.1.
4) Name of Kṛṣṇa; कुन्दस्रजः कुलपतेरिह वाति गन्धः (kundasrajaḥ kulapateriha vāti gandhaḥ) Bhāg.1.3.11.
Derivable forms: kulapatiḥ (कुलपतिः).
Kulapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kula and pati (पति).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) 1. Head or chief of a family. 2. A sage who teaches 10000 pupils with free board & lodging. E. kula a family, and pati master.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kulapati (कुलपति).—m. the chief of a family, Mahābhārata 1, 1.
Kulapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kula and pati (पति).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kulapati (कुलपति).—[masculine] head of a family.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kulapati (कुलपति):—[=kula-pati] [from kula] m. the head or chief of a family, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Mṛcchakaṭikā etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kulapati (कुलपति):—[kula-pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. Head or chief or father of a family.
[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
1) [noun] the head of a family or clan.
2) [noun] (arch.) (a title) a preceptor who would feed and teach ten thousand pupils at his hermitage.
3) [noun] the president or a high executive officer of a university; a chancellor (sometimes referred to the vice-chancellor).
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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