Punyapurusha, aka: Puṇyapurūṣa, Punya-purusha; 4 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Puṇyapurūṣa can be transliterated into English as Punyapurusa or Punyapurusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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puṇyapurūṣa (पुण्यपुरूष).—m (S) A man rich in moral merit. 2 A virtuous or good man gen.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
puṇyapuruṣa (पुण्यपुरुष).—m A virtuous or good man.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Puṇyapuruṣa (पुण्यपुरुष).—a man rich in moral merit, a pious man.
Derivable forms: puṇyapuruṣaḥ (पुण्यपुरुषः).
Puṇyapuruṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṇya and puruṣa (पुरुष).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-ṣaḥ) A man rich in moral merit.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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