Pretabhakshini, Pretabhakṣiṇī: 4 definitions
Pretabhakshini means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
Pretabhakshini has 2 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Pretabhakṣiṇī can be transliterated into English as Pretabhaksini or Pretabhakshini, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Pretabhakṣiṇī (प्रेतभक्षिणी):—f. Nomen proprium einer Göttin [Oxforder Handschriften 19,a,28.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Pretabhakṣiṇī (प्रेतभक्षिणी):—f. Nomen proprium einer Göttin.
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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