Purukritvan, Purukṛtvan, Puru-kritvan: 3 definitions

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Purukritvan 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 Purukṛtvan can be transliterated into English as Purukrtvan or Purukritvan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Purukṛtvan (पुरुकृत्वन्).—a. efficacious.

Purukṛtvan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puru and kṛtvan (कृत्वन्). See also (synonyms): purukṛta.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Purukṛtvan (पुरुकृत्वन्).—[adjective] doing much, active, busy, efficacious.

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

Purukṛtvan (पुरुकृत्वन्):—[=puru-kṛtvan] [from puru] mfn. achieving great deeds, efficacious, [ib.]

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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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