Triratra, aka: Trirātra, Tri-ratra; 2 Definition(s)

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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

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.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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): 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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