Prithukirti, aka: Pṛthukīrti, Prithu-kirti; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pṛthukīrti can be transliterated into English as Prthukirti or Prithukirti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Pṛthukīrti (पृथुकीर्ति).—A son of Śaśabindu (grandson? Matsya-purāṇa).*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 22; Matsya-purāṇa 44. 21; Vāyu-purāṇa 95. 22; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 6.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prithukirti in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Pṛthukīrti (पृथुकीर्ति).—a. far-famed.

Pṛthukīrti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛthu and kīrti (कीर्ति).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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