Putkri, Pūtkṛ, Put-kri: 3 definitions


Putkri 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 Pūtkṛ can be transliterated into English as Putkr or Putkri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Pūtkṛ (पूत्कृ) means “to cry aloud”.—Cf. Pūtkārya as mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 20.145, which is explained by Nārāyaṇa as “mahākalakalakayanīya”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 20.145. Cf. Upamitibhavaprapañcā-kathā, p.374, p. 483, p. 543; Udayasundarī-kathā, p. 75; Candraprabhacarita 9.38.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pūtkṛ (पूत्कृ).—8 U. To blow, breathe hard.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pūtkṛ (पूत्कृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pukka, Pukkara.

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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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