व्रत

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬎𐬭𐬬𐬁𐬙𐬀 (urvāta)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *werdʰo-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: व्र‧त

Noun[edit]

व्रत (vratan

  1. will
  2. command
  3. law
  4. ordinance
  5. rule
  6. obedience
  7. service
  8. dominion, realm
  9. sphere of action, function, mode or manner of life
  10. conduct
  11. manner, usage, custom
  12. a religious vow or practice
  13. any pious observance
  14. meritorious act of devotion or austerity
  15. solemn vow
  16. rule
  17. holy practice

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 1042