Yacitri, Yācitṛ: 3 definitions


Yacitri 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 Yācitṛ can be transliterated into English as Yacitr or Yacitri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Yachitri.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yācitṛ (याचितृ).—m.

1) A beggar.

2) A petitioner.

3) A suitor (for a girl); अयाचितारं न हि देवदेवमद्रिः सुतां ग्राहयितुं शशाक (ayācitāraṃ na hi devadevamadriḥ sutāṃ grāhayituṃ śaśāka) Kumārasambhava 1.52.

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

Yācitṛ (याचितृ).—[masculine] petitioner, beggar, suitor.

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

1) Yācitṛ (याचितृ):—[from yāc] m. an asker, petitioner, [Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a suitor, wooer, [Kumāra-sambhava]

context information

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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