Prithiviloka, Pṛthivīloka, Prithivi-loka: 2 definitions

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Prithiviloka 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 Pṛthivīloka can be transliterated into English as Prthiviloka or Prithiviloka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pṛthivīloka (पृथिवीलोक).—terrestrial world, the earth.

Derivable forms: pṛthivīlokaḥ (पृथिवीलोकः).

Pṛthivīloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛthivī and loka (लोक).

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

1) Pṛthiviloka (पृथिविलोक):—[=pṛthivi-loka] [from pṛthivi > pṛth] m. the e° regarded as a world, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) Pṛthivīloka (पृथिवीलोक):—[=pṛthivī-loka] [from pṛthivī > pṛth] m. [varia lectio] for vi-loka q.v.

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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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