Putrakritaka, Putrakṛtaka, Putra-kritaka: 6 definitions
Putrakritaka 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 Putrakṛtaka can be transliterated into English as Putrakrtaka or Putrakritaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Putrakṛtaka (पुत्रकृतक).—one who is adopted as a son, an adopted son; श्यामाकमुष्टिपरिवर्धितको जहाति सोऽयं न पुत्रकृतकः पदवीं मृगस्ते (śyāmākamuṣṭiparivardhitako jahāti so'yaṃ na putrakṛtakaḥ padavīṃ mṛgaste) Ś.4.14.
Derivable forms: putrakṛtakaḥ (पुत्रकृतकः).
Putrakṛtaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms putra and kṛtaka (कृतक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Putrakṛtaka (पुत्रकृतक).—adj. an adopted child, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 89.
Putrakṛtaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms putra and kṛtaka (कृतक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Putrakṛtaka (पुत्रकृतक).—[adjective] adopted as a son.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Putrakṛtaka (पुत्रकृतक):—[=putra-kṛtaka] [from putra] mfn. adopted as a child, [Śakuntalā]
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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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