Mritadara, Mrita-dara, Mṛtadāra: 2 definitions



Mritadara 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 Mṛtadāra can be transliterated into English as Mrtadara or Mritadara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mṛtadāra (मृतदार).—a widower.

Derivable forms: mṛtadāraḥ (मृतदारः).

Mṛtadāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛta and dāra (दार).

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

Mṛtadāra (मृतदार):—[=mṛta-dāra] [from mṛta > mṛ] m. one whose wife is dead, a widower, [Monier-Williams’ 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 (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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