Paitrika, Paitṛka: 13 definitions


Paitrika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Paitṛka can be transliterated into English as Paitrka or Paitrika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Paitrak.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: 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.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paitṛka (पैतृक).—a. (- 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

Paitṛka (पैतृक).—mfn.

(-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. , 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. , 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)

Paitṛka (पैतृक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Piiya, Peia.

[Sanskrit to German]

Paitrika in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: 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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paitṛka (ಪೈತೃಕ):—

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.

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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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