Pautrajivika, Pautrajīvika, Pautra-jivika: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pautrajīvika (पौत्रजीविक).—an amulet made of the seeds of पुत्रंजीव (putraṃjīva) plant.

Derivable forms: pautrajīvikam (पौत्रजीविकम्).

Pautrajīvika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pautra and jīvika (जीविक).

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

Pautrajīvika (पौत्रजीविक):—[=pautra-jīvika] [from pautra] n. an amulet made of the seeds of Putranjiva Roxburghii, [Suśruta]

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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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