Phaladatri, Phaladātṛ, Phala-datri: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Phaladātṛ can be transliterated into English as Phaladatr or Phaladatri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Phaladātṛ (फलदातृ).—a.

1) productive, fruitful, bearing fruit; फलदानां तु वृक्षाणां छेदने जप्यमृक्शतम् (phaladānāṃ tu vṛkṣāṇāṃ chedane japyamṛkśatam) Ms.11.142; गतेऽपि वयसि ग्राह्या विद्या सर्वात्मना बुधैः (gate'pi vayasi grāhyā vidyā sarvātmanā budhaiḥ) | ...... अन्यत्र फलदा भवेत् (anyatra phaladā bhavet) || Subhāṣ.

2) bringing in gain or profit.

3) giving a reward, rewarding.

-daḥ a tree.

Phaladātṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms phala and dātṛ (दातृ). See also (synonyms): phalada, phalaprada.

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

Phaladātṛ (फलदातृ):—[=phala-dātṛ] [from phala > phal] mfn. ‘f°-giving’, yielding f°, giving a result, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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