Paritrai: 3 definitions


Paritrai 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paritrai (परित्रै).—1 Ā. To rescue, save, protect; परित्रायस्व परित्रायस्व (paritrāyasva paritrāyasva) (in dramas); परित्रायध्वम् (paritrāyadhvam) Help ! to the rescue ! Mb.

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

Paritrai (परित्रै):—[=pari-√trai] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -trāti, or -trāyate ([imperative] -trāhi, -trātu, -trāyasva; [future] -trāsyate; [infinitive mood] -trātum), to rescue, save, protect, defend (-trāyatām or yadhvam, help! to the rescue!), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Paritrai (परित्रै) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Parittā, Parittāa.

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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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