Panigrihiti, aka: Pāṇigṛhītī, Pani-grihiti; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pāṇigṛhītī can be transliterated into English as Panigrhiti or Panigrihiti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pāṇigṛhītī (पाणिगृहीती).—'espoused by the hand', a wife.

Pāṇigṛhītī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṇi and gṛhītī (गृहीती).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāṇigṛhītī (पाणिगृहीती).—f. (-tī) A bride, one wedded according to the ritual. E. pāṇi the hand, and gṛhīta taken: see the next: when the compound means merely taken by the hand, the form is pāṇigṛhīta mfn.


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