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aitareya: masculine vocative singular stem: aitareya
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aitareyam. a descendant of itara- or itarā-, Name of mahidāsa- (author of a brāhmaṇa- and āraṇyaka- called after him) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aitareyamfn. composed by aitareya-. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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aitareya ऐतरेय a. [इतरा-ठक्] Originating from Aitareya. -यः, -यम् A descendant of Itarā (or Itara, a sage) to whom the Aitareya Brāhmaṇa and Āraṇyaka were revealed. -Comp. ˚आरण्यकम् N. of the Āraṇyaka composed by Aitareya. -उपनिषद् N. of an Upaniṣad. -ब्राह्मणम् N. of the Brāhmaṇa composed by Aitareya (attached to the Ṛigveda and prescribing the duties of the Hotṛi priest) It is divided into forty Adhyāyas or eight Pañchikās.
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aitareya m. pat. or met. of Mahidâsa (an ancient teacher); a. composed by Aitareya: -ka, n. the Brâhmana of Aitareya; -brâhmana, n. id.
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aitareya perhaps a patronymic from Itara, though the commentator Sāyana regards the word as a metronymic from Itarā, is an epithet of Mahidasa in the Aitareya Aranyaka and the Chāndogya Upanisad.
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aitareya noun (masculine) a descendant of Itara or Itarā (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Mahidāsa (author of a Brahmaṇa and Āraṇyaka called after him) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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