Shrotri, Shotri, Śrotṛ, Śrotri: 11 definitions

Introduction:

Shrotri 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 terms Śrotṛ and Śrotri can be transliterated into English as Srotr or Shrotri or Srotri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ, “audience”) is a Sanskrit technical term used in plays and dramas (nāṭya), as explained in the Nāṭyaśāstra.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śrotri (श्रोत्रि).—Guides the month of Nabhas.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 11. 37.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ).—m.

1) A hearer.

2) A pupil.

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

Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ).—mfn. (-tā-trī-tṛ) Hearing, a hearer, who hears. E. śru to hear. tṛc aff.

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

Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ).—i. e. śru + tṛ, m., f. tri, and n. Hearing, a hearer, [Hitopadeśa] ii. [distich] 128.

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

Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ).—[masculine] hearing (also as [future] auditurus).

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Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ).—[masculine] hearing (also as [future] auditurus).

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

1) Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ):—[from śrotavya] śrotṛ (with [accusative]) or śrotṛ (with [genitive case]), mfn. one who hears, hearing, a hearer, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Yakṣa, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] ([Scholiast or Commentator])

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

Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ):—[(tā-trī-tṛ) a.] Hearing.

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

Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sou.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śrōtṛ (ಶ್ರೋತೃ):—

1) [noun] a man who is listening to; a listener.

2) [noun] a student; a pupil.

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Śrōtri (ಶ್ರೋತ್ರಿ):—[noun] a woman who is listening to; a listener.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ):—n. listener;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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