Definition of Shraddha

1. Proper noun. (Sanskrit female given name) used in India. ¹



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Definition of Shraddha

1. an offering to an ancestor [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shraddha

showy goldenrod
showy lady's-slipper
showy lady slipper
showy milkweed
showy orchis
showy sunflower
showyard
showyards
showyness
shoyu
shoyus
shozoku
shpadoinkle
shpilkes
shraddha (current term)
shraddhas
shrag
shragger
shrammed
shrank
shranks
shrapnel
shrapnels
shred
shredcook
shreddable
shredded
shredder
shredders

Literary usage of Shraddha

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1. A Short Treatise on Hindu Law: As Administered in the Courts of British India by Herbert Cowell (1895)
"THE law of the shraddha is said to be the key of the whole Hindu law of inheritance. Yet it is stated, upon high authority (a), that there is scarcely a ..."

2. The Hindu Law: Being a Treatise on the Law Administered Exclusively to by Herbert Cowell (1870)
"... Rites of the shraddha—Description of them—The motive for their performance— ... shraddha—'Parvana shraddha— ..."

3. Indian Caste by John Wilson (1877)
"While they were thinking of this sinful work, the youngest son said, if it be necessary to kill her, then accomplish it in the form of a shraddha. ..."

4. Indian Caste by John Wilson (1877)
"If we accomplish it in the form of a shraddha she will certainly save us from ... He, thus pleased, devoted the cow to the shraddha, and having put two of ..."

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