Ghritaprishtha, Ghṛtapṛṣṭha, Ghrita-prishtha: 7 definitions


Ghritaprishtha 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.

Ghritaprishtha has 5 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Ghṛtapṛṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Ghrtaprstha or Ghritaprishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ghṛtapṛṣṭha (घृतपृष्ठ):—(ghṛta + pṛṣṭha)

1) adj. dessen Rücken oder Oberfläche aus Fett besteht, fettig ist: ba.hiḥ [Ṛgveda 1, 13, 5. Agni 5, 4, 3. 37, 1. 7, 2, 4. 10, 122, 4. 1, 164, 1.] [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 2, 13, 1.] dessen Rosse [Ṛgveda 1, 14, 6.] ūrmi [10, 30, 8.] dhārāḥ [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 9, 5, 15. 12, 3, 19. 53. 18, 4, 5.] —

2) m. Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Priyavrata von der Barhiṣmatī und Beherrschers von Krauñcadvīpa, zugleich Bezeichnung des Feuers [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 1, 25. 34. 20, 20. 21]; vgl. [Viṣṇupurāṇa 162.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ghṛtapṛṣṭha (घृतपृष्ठ):——

1) Adj. (f. ā) dessen Rücken oder Oberfläche mit Ghee bestrichen ist.

2) m. — a) Feuer. — b) Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Priyavrata.

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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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