Purushadveshini, Puruṣadveṣiṇī, Purusha-dveshini: 2 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Puruṣadveṣiṇī can be transliterated into English as Purusadvesini or Purushadveshini, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Purushadveshini in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puruṣadveṣiṇī (पुरुषद्वेषिणी).—an illtempered woman (who hates her husband).

Puruṣadveṣiṇī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puruṣa and dveṣiṇī (द्वेषिणी).

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

Puruṣadveṣiṇī (पुरुषद्वेषिणी):—[=puruṣa-dveṣiṇī] [from puruṣa-dveṣin > puruṣa] f. an ill-tempered or fractious woman, [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 (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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