Pavitraka: 11 definitions

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Pavitraka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, biology. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pavitraka.—(EI 1), meaning uncertain. Note: pavitraka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pavitraka (पवित्रक).—n A ring of darbha (Poa cynosu- roides) or of gold. pāvitrī f The popular form of pavitraka. Worn in the forefinger at worship and certain rites.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pavitraka (पवित्रक).—

1) A net or rope made of hemp or packthread.

2) Name of several trees like पिप्पली, तिल, दमनक, उदुम्बर (pippalī, tila, damanaka, udumbara) etc.

Derivable forms: pavitrakam (पवित्रकम्).

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

Pavitraka (पवित्रक).—n.

(-kaṃ) Packthread, or a rope or net made of it. E. pavitra pure, ka aff. aśvatthavṛkṣe, udumbaravṛkṣe, kuśe, damanakavṛkṣe, śaṇasūtra nirmite jāle .

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

Pavitraka (पवित्रक).—[pavitra + ka], I. n. The vessel in which an Argha or oblation is presented(?), [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 1, 250. Ii. As latter part of comp. adj., a substitute for pavitra.

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

1) Pavitraka (पवित्रक):—[from pava] m. a small sieve or strainer, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra] (See also under pavitra)

2) [v.s. ...] m. Poa Cynosuroides, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Artemisia Indica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] Ficus Religiosa or Glomerata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pavitraka (पवित्रक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. Packthread, or a rope or net made of it.

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

Pavitraka (पवित्रक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pavittaya.

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Pavitraka in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pavitraka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pavitraka (ಪವಿತ್ರಕ):—[noun] strong, thick thread or twine used for making net for catching fish; pack-thread.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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