Pitrisvasri, aka: Pitṛsvasṛ, Pitri-svasri, Pitrishvasri; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pitṛsvasṛ can be transliterated into English as Pitrsvasr or Pitrisvasri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pitṛsvasṛ (पितृस्वसृ).—f. (also pitṛṣvasṛ as well as pituḥ svasṛ or pituḥṣvasṛ) a father's sister; Ms.2.131.

Pitṛsvasṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ and svasṛ (स्वसृ).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pitṛṣvasṛ (पितृष्वसृ).—f.

(-sā) A father’s sister. E. pitṛ father, and svasṛ a sister, sa changed to ṣa; the compound may also be pituḥṣvasṛ, pituḥkhasṛ, and pitṛsvasṛ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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