गृह्य

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

गृह्य ‎(gṛhya)

  1. to be grasped or taken
  2. perceptible
  3. being in close relation with
  4. to be acknowledged or admitted (W.)
  5. to be adopted or trusted (W.)
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

गृह्य ‎(gṛhyan

  1. (anatomy) anus (L.)
  2. suburb (L.)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

गृह्य ‎(gṛhya)

  1. domestic, of a house (particularly of family ceremonies) (TS., MaitrS., AitBr., Gobh., etc.)
  2. domesticated, living in a house (L.)
  3. dependent, unfree (Bhaṭṭ.)
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Noun[edit]

गृह्य ‎(gṛhyam

  1. house fire used for domestic rites
  2. domesticated animal (L.)
  3. in plural, those who live in a house, coinhabitants (ŚBr., KātyŚr., PārGṛ.)
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Noun[edit]

गृह्य ‎(gṛhyan

  1. domestic rite (Gaut.)
  2. domestic affair (BhP., Hcat.)
  3. गृह्यसूत्र ‎(gṛhyasūtra)
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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0363