Triratra, Trirātra, Tri-ratra: 8 definitions


Triratra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

trirātra (त्रिरात्र).—n (S) A period of three nights and three days.

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trirātra (त्रिरात्र).—ad (S) For, during, whilst, through &c. three days and three nights. Ex. kanyēnēṃ mātēcēṃ ā- śauca tri0 dharāvēṃ.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Trirātra (त्रिरात्र).—a. lasting for three nights.

-traḥ a festival lasting for three nights.

-tram a period of three nights.

Trirātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and rātra (रात्र).

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

Trirātra (त्रिरात्र).—n.

(-traṃ) Three nights collectively, or the duration of three nights. E. tri three, and rātri night; compounded with a numeral rātri substitutes a for its final, and becomes neuter. tisṛṇāṃ rātrīṇāṃ samāhāraḥ .

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

Trirātra (त्रिरात्र).—[adjective] lasting three days (lit. nights); [masculine] such a festival; [neuter] such a period i.[grammar], [accusative] for three days, [ablative] & [instrumental] after three days.

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

1) Trirātra (त्रिरात्र):—[=tri-rātra] [from tri] n. sg. 3 (nights or) days, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Kauśika-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] ([plural] [Mahābhārata iii, 82, 18])

3) [v.s. ...] mfn. lasting (3 nights or) days, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiii; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a sacrificial performance of 3 days, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] cf. aśva-, garga-, baida-

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

Trirātra (त्रिरात्र):—[tri-rātra] (traṃ) 1. n. Three nights collectively or their duration.

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Triratra in German

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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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