Pindanivritti, Piṇḍanivṛtti, Pinda-nivritti: 3 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Piṇḍanivṛtti can be transliterated into English as Pindanivrtti or Pindanivritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piṇḍanivṛtti (पिण्डनिवृत्ति).—cessation of relationship (by śrāddha oblation).

Derivable forms: piṇḍanivṛttiḥ (पिण्डनिवृत्तिः).

Piṇḍanivṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piṇḍa and nivṛtti (निवृत्ति).

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

Piṇḍanivṛtti (पिण्डनिवृत्ति):—[=piṇḍa-nivṛtti] [from piṇḍa > piṇḍ] f. cessation of relationship by the Śrāddha oblations (cf. -sambandha), [Gautama-dharma-śāstra]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Piṇḍanivṛtti (पिण्डनिवृत्ति):—f. das Aufhören des Piṇdasambandha [Gautama's Dharmaśāstra 14,13.]

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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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