Palayitri, Pālayitṛ: 6 definitions


Palayitri 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 Pālayitṛ can be transliterated into English as Palayitr or Palayitri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Palayitri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pālayitṛ (पालयितृ).—m. A protector, guardian; शचीसखो मरुतां पालयितेव नन्दने (śacīsakho marutāṃ pālayiteva nandane) (vijahāra) R.8.32.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pālayitṛ (पालयितृ).—mfn. (-tā-trī-tṛ) Protecting, cherishing, a protector, &c. E. pāl to nourish, tṛc aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pālayitṛ (पालयितृ).—i. e. 2. , [Causal.], + tṛ, m. A protector, Mahābhārata 1, 2107.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pālayitṛ (पालयितृ).—[masculine] protector, guardian, keeper ([genetive], [accusative], or —°).

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

1) Pālayitṛ (पालयितृ):—[from pālana > pāl] mfn. protecting, cherishing

2) [v.s. ...] a protector or guardian, [Kauśika-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pālayitṛ (पालयितृ):—[(tā-trī-tṛ) a.] Protecting.

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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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