Shraddhamitra, aka: Śrāddhamitra, Shraddha-mitra; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śrāddhamitra can be transliterated into English as Sraddhamitra or Shraddhamitra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Śrāddhamitra (श्राद्धमित्र).—making friends through a श्राद्ध (śrāddha); cf. श्राद्धम् (śrāddham) (1) above; स स्वर्गाच्च्यवते लोकाच्छ्राद्धमित्रो द्विजाधमः (sa svargāccyavate lokācchrāddhamitro dvijādhamaḥ) Ms.3.14.

Derivable forms: śrāddhamitraḥ (श्राद्धमित्रः).

Śrāddhamitra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śrāddha and mitra (मित्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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