श्रोत्रिय a. [छन्दो वेदमधीते वेत्ति वा छन्दस् घ श्रोत्रादेशः; cf. P.V.2.84] 1 Proficient or versed in the Veda. -2 Teachable, tractable. -3 Modest, well-behaved. -यः A learned Brāhmaṇa, one well-versed in sacred learning; जन्मना ब्राह्मणो ज्ञेयः संस्कारैर्द्विज उच्यते । विद्यया याति विप्रत्वं त्रिभिः श्रोत्रिय उच्यते ॥; ते श्रोत्रियास्तत्त्ववनिश्चयाय भूरि श्रुतं शाश्वतमाद्रियन्ते Māl.1.5; R.16.25. -Comp. -स्वम् the property of a learned Brāhmaṇa; राजस्वं श्रोत्रियस्वं च न भोगेन प्रणश्यति Ms.8.149.
a. [concerned with hear ing: srotra] versed in sacred lore, conversant with the Vedas; m. Brâhman learned in the Veda, learned theologian (mantri-, minister learned in the scriptures): -sât-kri, present to Brâhmans learned in the Veda.
noun (masculine) a Brāhman of the third degree (standing between the Brāhmaṇa and Anūcāna) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a Brāhman versed in the Veda (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
divine (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
theologian (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
adjective conversant with sacred knowledge (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
docile (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
learned in the Veda (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
modest (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
well-behaved (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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