Prithasuta, Pṛthāsuta, Pritha-suta: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Pṛthāsuta can be transliterated into English as Prthasuta or Prithasuta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pṛthāsuta (पृथासुत).—an epithet of the first three Pāṇḍava princes, but generally applied only to Arjuna; अश्वत्थामा हत इति पृथासूनुना स्पष्टमुक्त्वा (aśvatthāmā hata iti pṛthāsūnunā spaṣṭamuktvā) Ve.3.9; अभितस्तं पृधासूनुः स्नेहेन परितस्तरे (abhitastaṃ pṛdhāsūnuḥ snehena paritastare) Kirātārjunīya 11.8.

Derivable forms: pṛthāsutaḥ (पृथासुतः).

Pṛthāsuta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛthā and suta (सुत). See also (synonyms): pṛthāja, pṛthātanaya, pṛthāsūnu.

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

Pṛthāsuta (पृथासुत):—[=pṛthā-suta] [from pṛthā > pṛth] m. ‘son of P°’, Name of Arjuna, [Kirātārjunīya]

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Prithasuta 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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