Upavitin, Upavītin, Upaviti, Upavītī, Upavīti: 9 definitions


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

Upavītin (उपवीतिन्):—(von upavīta) adj. die Schnur tragend, genauer yajñopavītin die Schnur, wie zum Götteropfer gehört, über die linke Schulter tragend upavītin [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 16, 17.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 1, 7, 24.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 63.] yajñopa [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 2, 4, 2, 1. 6, 1, 12. 18. 12, 5, 1, 6.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 19, 3, 24.] [Aśvalāyana’s Śrautasūtrāni 1, 1.] [GṚHY. 3, 2. 7.] yajñopavītī devānāṃ prācīnāvītī pitṝṇām [Kauśika’s Sūtra zum Atuarvaveda 1. 8. 67.] [Mahābhārata 3, 15841. 14, 1252.] śuklayajñopavītin [13, 844.] nāgayajñopa [746.] — Vgl. prācīnopavīta .

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

Upavītin (उपवीतिन्):—Adj. die heilige Schnur über die linke Schulter tragend.

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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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