Pitrivat, Pitṛvat: 7 definitions


Pitrivat 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 Pitṛvat can be transliterated into English as Pitrvat or Pitrivat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pitṛvat (पितृवत्).—a. Having a father living. -ind. Like a father or the Manes.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pitṛvat (पितृवत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) Having a father living, &c. E. pitṛ, and matup poss. aff.

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

Pitṛvat (पितृवत्).—[adverb] like a father or the Manes.

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

1) Pitṛvat (पितृवत्):—[=pitṛ-vat] [from pitṛ] 1. pitṛ-vat mfn. having a f° living, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] 2. pitṛ-vat ind. like a father, [Manu-smṛti vii, 80]

3) [v.s. ...] like the P°s, as if for the P°s etc., [Ṛg-veda; Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra]

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

Pitṛvat (पितृवत्):—[(vān-vatī-vat) a.] Having; father. adv. Like a father.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pitrivat 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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