Tratri, Trātṛ: 5 definitions


Tratri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Trātṛ can be transliterated into English as Tratr or Tratri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Trātṛ.—(IE 8-2; LL), same as Prakrit Trātara, ‘the savi- our’; royal title of foreign origin; Greek Soter. Note: trātṛ is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Trātṛ (त्रातृ).—a.

1) A guardian, defender, protector.

2) Protecting, defending.

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

Trātṛ (त्रातृ).—i. e. trā + tṛ, m. A preserver, a protector, Mahābhārata 1, 8421.

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

Trātṛ (त्रातृ).—[masculine] protector, guardian.

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

Trātṛ (त्रातृ):—[from trāta > trā] m. a protector, defender, one who saves from ([ablative] or [genitive case]), [Ṛg-veda] (with deva applied to Bhaga or Savitṛ), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā] (Indra), [Mahābhārata etc.]

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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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