आत्रेय a. (-यी f.) [अत्रेरपत्यं ढक्] P.IV.1.122 Belonging to, descended or sprung from, Atri. -यः 1 A descendant of Atri. -2 The head of the descendants of Atri. -3 A priest closely related to the Sadasya. -4 An epithet of Śiva. -5 An essential humor or juice of the body, lymph. -यी 1 A female descendant of Atri; गोत्रप्रशंसार्थ- मात्रेय्या अवधसंकीर्तनम् । न चापन्नसत्त्वा आत्रेयी । गोत्रं ह्येतत् । ŚB. on MS.6.1.9. -2 The wife of Atri. -3 A woman in her courses (रजस्वला); Ms.11.87; Y.3.251. -4 Any woman of the Brāhmaṇical order. -5 N. of a river in the north of Bengal, also called Tista. -6 A pregnant woman; Mb.12.165.54; आत्रेयीमापन्नगर्भामाहुः । अत्र कुक्षौ अस्या विद्यत इत्यात्रेयी । ŚB. on MS.6.1.7.
Is the patronymic of a pupil of Mānti in the Brhadāranyaka Upanisad. An Atreya appears as a Purohita of Añga in the Aitareya Brāhmana. An Atreya was regularly the priest in certain rites, and an Átreyī occurs in an obscure passage in the Satapatha Brāhmana.
noun (masculine) a descendant of Atri (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a priest who is closely related to the Sadasya (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
chyle (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a physician (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Śiva (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine) name of a family (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a sage; son of Atri by Anasūyā who favoured Arjuna Kārtavirya (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of an author (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine) a group of descendants of Kṛśāśva
a mirror (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of an ancient sage (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the hymn composed by Atreya (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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