Yamunabhratri, Yamunābhrātṛ, Yamuna-bhratri: 3 definitions

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Yamunabhratri 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 Yamunābhrātṛ can be transliterated into English as Yamunabhratr or Yamunabhratri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yamunābhrātṛ (यमुनाभ्रातृ).—m. Yama, the god of death.

Yamunābhrātṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yamunā and bhrātṛ (भ्रातृ).

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

Yamunābhrātṛ (यमुनाभ्रातृ).—m.

(-tā) A name of Yama. E. yamunā the Yamuna, bhrātṛ brother.

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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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