Varutri, Varūtrī, Varūtṛ: 4 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Varūtṛ can be transliterated into English as Varutr or Varutri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Varūtrī (वरूत्री).—One of the four sons of Śukra and father of four sons; all fit to partake of the sacrifices of the devas; approached Manu to destroy the yajñas; Indra interceded and told Manu that he could turn them to offerings; but they were adamant and hence were killed by Indra.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 77-8, 82.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Varūtṛ (वरूतृ).—m. Ved.
1) A protector, defender.
2) A god, deity.
-trī A guardian deity.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Varūtṛ (वरूतृ).—[masculine] coverer, protector, defender; [feminine] varūtrī female defender, guardian goddess.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Varutṛ (वरुतृ):—[from vara] a mfn. = varūtṛ, [Pāṇini 7-2, 34.]
2) Varūtṛ (वरूतृ):—[from vara] a mfn. one who wards off or protects, protector, defender, guardian deity (with [genitive case]), [Ṛg-veda]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of an Asura priest (mentioned together with Triṣṭha), [Kāṭhaka]
4) Varūtrī (वरूत्री):—[from varūtṛ > vara] va/rUtrI f. a female protector, guardian goddess (applied to a [particular] class of divine beings), [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa cf. [Greek] ρ῾ύτωρ for ϝερυτωρ. ]
5) Varūtri (वरूत्रि):—[from varūtṛ > vara] f. a female protector, guardian goddess (applied to a [particular] class of divine beings), [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa cf. [Greek] π῾ύτωρ for ϝερυτωρ. ]
6) Varutṛ (वरुतृ):—b varutra See p. 921, col. 3.
7) Varūtṛ (वरूतृ):—b varūtha etc. See p. 921, col. 3.
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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