Savitripatita, Sāvitrīpatita, Savitri-patita: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sāvitrīpatita (सावित्रीपतित).—a man of any one of the first three castes not invested with the sacred thread at the proper time; cf. व्रात्य (vrātya); सावित्रीपतिता व्रात्या व्रात्यस्तोमादृते क्रतोः (sāvitrīpatitā vrātyā vrātyastomādṛte kratoḥ) Y.1.38; Ms.2.39; तान् सावित्रीपरिभ्रष्टान् व्रात्यानिति विनि- र्दिशेत् (tān sāvitrīparibhraṣṭān vrātyāniti vini- rdiśet) Ms.1.2.

Derivable forms: sāvitrīpatitaḥ (सावित्रीपतितः).

Sāvitrīpatita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sāvitrī and patita (पतित). See also (synonyms): sāvitrīparibhraṣṭa.

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

Sāvitrīpatita (सावित्रीपतित).—m.

(-taḥ) A man of the three first classes, not invested at the proper time with the sacrificial cord. E. sāvitrī, patita fallen.

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

Sāvitrīpatita (सावित्रीपतित).—[adjective] = patitasāvitrīka (q.v.).

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

Sāvitrīpatita (सावित्रीपतित):—[=sāvitrī-patita] [from sāvitrī > sāvitra] mfn. ‘fallen from or deprived of the Sāvitrī’, not invested with the sacred thread at the proper time, [Yājñavalkya i, 38.]

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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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