Pritidatta, Prītidatta, Priti-datta: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prītidatta (प्रीतिदत्त).—a. given through affection.

-dattam property given to a female by her relatives, particularly by her father-in law or mother-in-law at the time of marriage; प्रीत्या दत्तं तु यत् किंचित् श्वश्र्वा वा श्वशुरेण वा । पाद- वन्दनिकं चैव प्रीतिदत्तं तदुच्यते (prītyā dattaṃ tu yat kiṃcit śvaśrvā vā śvaśureṇa vā | pāda- vandanikaṃ caiva prītidattaṃ taducyate) || Kātyāyana.

Prītidatta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prīti and datta (दत्त).

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

1) Prītidatta (प्रीतिदत्त):—[=prīti-datta] [from prīti > prī] mfn. given through love or affection, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] n. (?) property or valuables presented to a female by her relations and friends at the time of her marriage, and constituting part of her peculiar property, [Monier-Williams’ 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 (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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