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dhAtR

dhAtR
Cologne Sanskrit Dcitionary 
m. establisher , founder , creator , bearer , supporter (cf. {vasu-}) , orderer , arranger RV. &c. &c. N. of a divine being who personifies these functions (in Vedic times presiding over generation , matrimony , health , wealth , time and season , and associated or identified with Savitri , Praja-pati , Tvashtri , Brihaspati , Mitra , Aryaman , Vishnu &c. RV. x AV. TS. S3Br. &c. later chiefly the creator and maintainer of the world = Brahma or Praja-pati MBh. Kav. Pur. in ep. one of the 12 A1dityas and brother of Vi-dhatri and Lakshmi , son of Brahma MBh. or of Bhrigu and Khyati Pur. Fate personified Kav. one of the 49 winds VahniP. paramour , adulterer Dal. the 1-th or 44th year in the cycle of Jupiter Cat. N. of a Rishi in the 4th Manv-antara Hariv. (C. {dhAman}) of an author Cat. ; ({trI}) f. see %{dhAtrI}. [Cf. Zd. {da1tar} ; Gk. $: Slav. {deteli}.] &159084[514 ,1]
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