pavitra पवित्र

Definition: n. means of purifying; sieve, (Soma) strainer; blade of sacrificial grass; purificatory text; a. purifying, pure, beneficent; sanctified by (--°ree;): -ka, n. small sieve; (two) blades of Kusa grass (--°ree;, a.); vessel in which an honorific gift is presented; -tarî kri, purify or sanctify in a high degree; -tâ, f., -tva, n. purity; -dhara, m. N.; -pâni, a. holding blades of Kusa grass in one's hand.

Dictionary: Macdonell
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