Upetri, Upetṛ: 6 definitions

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Upetri 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 Upetṛ can be transliterated into English as Upetr or Upetri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upetṛ (उपेतृ).—a.

1) Approaching near to.

2) Contriving, one who uses expedients; Manusmṛti 7.215.

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

Upetṛ (उपेतृ).—mfn. (-tā-trī-tṛ) 1. Contriving, contriver, one who employs expedients. 2. Approaching, going near to. E. upa before iṇ to go, tṛc aff.

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

Upetṛ (उपेतृ).—i. e. upa-i + tṛ, m. One who must use expedients, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 215.

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

Upetṛ (उपेतृ).—[masculine] contriver, employer.

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

Upetṛ (उपेतृ):—[from upe] mfn. one who sets about or undertakes, [Manu-smṛti vii, 215.]

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

Upetṛ (उपेतृ):—[upe+tṛ] (tā-trī-tṛ) a. Contriving expedients, approaching.

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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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