Paitrikadhana, Paitṛkadhana, Paitrika-dhana: 2 definitions


Paitrikadhana 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 Paitṛkadhana can be transliterated into English as Paitrkadhana or Paitrikadhana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paitrikadhana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Paitṛkadhana (पैतृकधन):—[=paitṛka-dhana] [from paitṛka > paitā] n. ancestral property, patrimony, [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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paitrikadhana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paitṛkadhana (ಪೈತೃಕಧನ):—[noun] wealth, property, etc. inherited from one’s father or father’s side of the family.

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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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