Pitridevata, Pitṛdevata: 4 definitions


Pitridevata 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.

The Sanskrit term Pitṛdevata can be transliterated into English as Pitrdevata or Pitridevata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Pitṛdevata (पितृदेवत).—[adjective] having the Manes for deities.

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Pitṛdevatā (पितृदेवता).—[feminine] [plural] the Manes and the gods.

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

1) Pitṛdevata (पितृदेवत):—[=pitṛ-devata] [from pitṛ] mf(ā)n. having the P°s for deities, sacred to them, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

2) Pitṛdevatā (पितृदेवता):—[=pitṛ-devatā] [from pitṛ-devata > pitṛ] f. [plural] the P°s and the gods, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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Pitridevata 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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