Shudravritti, Śūdravṛtti, Shudra-vritti: 2 definitions


Shudravritti 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 Śūdravṛtti can be transliterated into English as Sudravrtti or Shudravritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śūdravṛtti (शूद्रवृत्ति).—the occupation of a Śūdra; वैश्योऽजीवन् स्वधर्मेण शूद्रवृत्त्यापि वर्तयेत् (vaiśyo'jīvan svadharmeṇa śūdravṛttyāpi vartayet) Ms.1.98,

Derivable forms: śūdravṛttiḥ (शूद्रवृत्तिः).

Śūdravṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūdra and vṛtti (वृत्ति).

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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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