Virapatni, Vīrapatnī, Vira-patni: 8 definitions
Virapatni 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vīrapatnī (वीरपत्नी).—f S (Wife of a warrior.) See vīrakanyā.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vīrapatnī (वीरपत्नी).—f An Amazon, a Penthesilea.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vīrapatnī (वीरपत्नी).—the wife of a hero.
Vīrapatnī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vīra and patnī (पत्नी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vīrapatnī (वीरपत्नी).—f. (-tnī) The wife of a hero. E. vīra a hero, and patnī the wife.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vīrapatnī (वीरपत्नी).—[feminine] the wife of a hero.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vīrapatnī (वीरपत्नी):—[=vīra-patnī] [from vīra > vīr] f. (vīra-) the wife of a hero, [Ṛg-veda; Mahābhārata] etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vīrapatnī (वीरपत्नी):—[vīra-patnī] (tnī) 3. f. Wife of a hero.
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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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Starts with: Virapatnivrata.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rivers in Ancient India (study) (by Archana Sarma)
1(f). Sarasvatī as wife < [Chapter 2 - The Rivers in the Saṃhitā Literature]
1(i). Sarasvatī and her association with other Gods and Goddesses < [Chapter 2 - The Rivers in the Saṃhitā Literature]
Bhagavad-gita-rahasya (or Karma-yoga Shastra) (by Bhalchandra Sitaram Sukthankar)