Panigrihiti, Pāṇigṛhītī, Pani-grihiti: 2 definitions

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

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ).

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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. 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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