Rit, Ṛt: 9 definitions


Rit 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 Ṛt can be transliterated into English as Rt or Rit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Ṛt (ऋत्).—Short vowel ऋ. before which the preceding vowel is optionally left as it is, i. e. without coalescence and shortened also if long; cf. ऋत्यकः (ṛtyakaḥ) P. VI.1.128.

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1) Rit (रित्).—Characterized by the mute consonant र् (r) signifying the acute accent for the penultimate vowel;cf. उपोत्तमं रिति (upottamaṃ riti) P. VI. I. 217;

2) Rit.—The same as रिफित (riphita) or रेफि (rephi), a visarga which is changeable into र् (r) when euphonically combined; cf. विसर्जनीयो रिफितः (visarjanīyo riphitaḥ) V.Pr.I.160; cf. also भाव्युपधं च रिद्विसर्जनीयान्तानि रेफेण (bhāvyupadhaṃ ca ridvisarjanīyāntāni repheṇa) ; V.Pr. VII.9. The terms रिफित, रेफि (riphita, rephi) and रित् (rit) are given in the Padapatha to a पद (pada) or word which ends in a Visarga which has originated from र् (r) in the Samhitapatha; e. g. the Visarga in कः, प्रातः (kaḥ, prātaḥ) etc.; cf. R.Pr.I.30 to 32.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṛt (ऋत्).—Ā. ऋतीयते (ṛtīyate) (a Sautra root)

1) To reproach, contemn.

2) To pity.

3) To go.

4) To rival; have power.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṛt (ऋत्).—[ṛta] r. 6th cl. (ṛtati) 1. To go. 2. To have power. 3. To domineer. 4. To hate.

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

Ṛt (ऋत्).—the base of the pres., impf., imptve., and potent., and optionally of all the other forms, is ṛtīya ṛtīya, [Ātmanepada.] (properly a [denominative.] derived from ṛti). 1. † To blame. 2. To pity, [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 55, 23. 3. † To rival. 4. To domineer. 5. † To go.

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

Rit (रित्).—[adjective] flowing, moving.

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

1) Ṛt (ऋत्):—(a Sautra root) [Ātmanepada] ṛtīyate to go;

—to hate, abhor, avoid, shun, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa];

—to hate each other, quarrel, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) Rit (रित्):—mfn. (√ri, ) running, flowing, [Ṛg-veda vi, 37, 4] ([Sāyaṇa] = gantṛ).

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

Ṛt (ऋत्):—(śa) ṛtati 6. a. To go; to have power; to domineer; to hate.

[Sanskrit to German]

Rit in German

context information

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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