Pitrihatya, aka: Pitṛhatyā, Pitri-hatya; 3 Definition(s)


Pitrihatya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Pitṛhatyā can be transliterated into English as Pitrhatya or Pitrihatya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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pitṛhatyā (पितृहत्या).—f (S) Parricide. pitṛhatyārā m A parricide. Also pitṛvadha m and pitṛvadhakarttā.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pitṛhatyā (पितृहत्या).—f Patricide.

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

Pitrihatya in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Pitṛhatyā (पितृहत्या).—parricide.

Pitṛhatyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ and hatyā (हत्या).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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. 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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