pRthI m. (nom. {-thI} dat. {-thyai} or {-thaye} gen. {-thyAs}) N. of a mythical personage with the patr. Vainya (said to have been the first anointed sovereign of men , to have ruled also the lower animals , and to have introduced the arts of husbandry into the world he is enumerated among the Rishis and said to be the author of RV. x , 148) RV. AV. Br. (cf. {pRthi} , {pRthu} ; {pArtha}).