Kshatrin, Kṣatrin: 6 definitions


Kshatrin means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Kshatrin has 4 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Kṣatrin can be transliterated into English as Ksatrin or Kshatrin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Kṣatrin (क्षत्रिन्):—(wie eben) m. ein Angehöriger des Fürstenstandes, der zweiten Kaste [Scholiast] zu [Amarakoṣa 2, 8, 1, 1.] Statt der unter allen Umständen falschen Form kṣatryarpabhau [Rāmāyaṇa 3, 75, 2] ist des Versmaasses wegen kṣatriyarṣabhau zu lesen.

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

Kṣatrin (क्षत्रिन्):—Adj. zur zweiten Kaste gehörig [Viśvakarma’s Vāstuvidyā 1,25.]

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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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