Pitrikulya, Pitṛkulyā, Pitri-kulya: 2 definitions

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Pitrikulya 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 Pitṛkulyā can be transliterated into English as Pitrkulya or Pitrikulya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pitṛkulyā (पितृकुल्या).—Name of a river rising in the Malaya mountain.

Pitṛkulyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ and kulyā (कुल्या).

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

Pitṛkulyā (पितृकुल्या):—[=pitṛ-kulyā] [from pitṛ] f. ‘rivulet of the P°s’, Name of a river rising in the Malaya mountains, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

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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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