होतृ

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰuto-.

Noun[edit]

होतृ (hótṛm

  1. an offerer of an oblation or burnt-offering (with fire), sacrificer, priest, especially a priest who at a sacrifice invokes the gods or recites the ṛg-veda, a ṛg-veda priest; hotr

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 1306