Paitrika, Paitṛka: 13 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Paitṛka can be transliterated into English as Paitrka or Paitrika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Paitrak.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
paitṛka (पैतृक) [or पैत्र, paitra].—a S Paternal, ancestral, relating to one's father or forefathers.
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paitṛka (पैतृक).—n S A Shraddha or oblation to the manes of ancestors.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
paitṛka (पैतृक) [or paitra, or पैत्र].—a Paternal, ancestral.
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
Paitṛka (पैतृक).—a. (-kī f.) [पितृत आगतं पितुरिदं वा ठञ् (pitṛta āgataṃ pituridaṃ vā ṭhañ)]
1) Relating to a father.
2) Coming or derived from a father, ancestral, paternal; पदमृद्धमजेन पैतृकं विनयेनास्य नवं च यौवनम् (padamṛddhamajena paitṛkaṃ vinayenāsya navaṃ ca yauvanam) R.8.6;18.4.; Ms.9.14; Y.2.47.
3) Sacred to the Manes.
-kam A Śrāddha performed in honour of the Manes or deceased ancestors.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Paternal, ancestral, belonging or relating to the father or to progenitors. 2. Sacred to the manes. n. (kaṃ) A Shraddha performed in honor of the manes. E. pitṛ a father, ṭhañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paitṛka (पैतृक).—i. e. pitṛ + ka, adj., f. kī, 1. Paternal, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 104. 2. Ancestral. 3. Relating to the Manes, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 6, 87.
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Paitrika (पैत्रिक).—i. e. pitṛ + ika, adj., f. kī, Paternal, ancestral, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 415.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paitṛka (पैतृक).—[feminine] ī paternal, parental, relating to the Manes.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Paitṛka (पैतृक):—[from paitā] mf(ī)n. belonging to a father, paternal, ancestral, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] relating or sacred to the Pitṛs, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]
3) [v.s. ...] n. a sacred rite or Śrāddha in honour of deceased ancestors, [Mahābhārata]
4) Paitrika (पैत्रिक):—[from paitā] ([probably]) [wrong reading] for paitṛka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Paitṛka (पैतृक):—[(kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a.] Paternal.
2) Paitrika (पैत्रिक):—[(kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a.] Paternal.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Paitṛka (पैतृक) [Also spelled paitrak]:—(a) paternal, patronymic; hereditary, ancestral; —[guṇa] paternal/hereditary characteristics or quality; —[jāyadāda] see [saṃpatti; —dhana] patrimony, paternal wealth; —[bhūmi] ancestral land; fatherland; —[vyavasāya] hereditary profession; —[saṃpatti] paternal/ancestral/hereditary property.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] derived, received or inherited from a father.
2) [adjective] related through the father’s side of the family.
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Paitṛka (ಪೈತೃಕ):—[noun] a rite, ceremony observed for giving oblations to one’s dead father and other ancestors.
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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