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gotra: neuter vocative singular stem: gotra
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gotran. ( trai-) protection or shelter for cows, cow-pen, cow-shed, stable for cattle, stable (in general), hurdle, enclosure (once m. ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. "family enclosed by the hurdle", family, race, lineage, kin etc. (a polysyllabic fem. in ī-shortens this vowel before gotra-in compound [ exempli gratia, 'for example' brāhmaṇigotrā-,"a Brahman woman only by descent or name" ] ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. the family name View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. name (in general) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. (in grammar) the grandson and his descendants if no older offspring of the same ancestor than this grandson lives (if the son lives the grandson is called yuvan-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. an affix used for forming a patronymic View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. a tribe, subdivision (in the Brahman caste 49 gotra-s are reckoned and supposed to be sprung from and named after celebrated teachers, as śāṇḍilya-, kaśyapa-, gautama-, bharad-vāja-, etc.) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. a genus, class, species View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. a multitude View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. increase View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. possession View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. a forest View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. a field View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. an umbrella or parasol View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotran. knowledge of probabilities View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotram. a mountain (a meaning probably derived fr. -bh/id-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotram. a cloud (see -bh/id-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
gotram. a road View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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gotra n. cowshed; house=race or family; surname; name; (gr.) grandson or even later descendant (if the earlier genera tions from the common ancestor are extinct); patronymic suffix (gr.).
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gotra Occurs several times in the Rigveda in the account of the mythic exploits of Indra. Roth interprets the word as cowstall,’ while Geldner thinks ‘ herd ’ is meant. The latter sense seems to explain best the employment which the term shows in the later literature as denoting the £ family or £ clan,’ and which is found in the Chāndogya Upanisad. In the Grhya Sūtras stress is laid on the prohibition of marriage within a Gotra, or with a Sapinda of the mother of the bridegroom—that is to say, roughly, with agnates and cognates. Senart has emphasized this fact as a basis of caste, on the ground that marriage within a curia, phratria, or caste (Varna) was Indo-European, as was marriage outside the circle of agnates and cognates. But there is no evidence at all to prove that this practice was Indo-European, while in India the Satapatha expressly recognizes marriage within the third or fourth degree on either side. According to Sāyana, the Kānvas accepted marriage in the third degree, the Saurāstras only in the fourth, while the scholiast on the Vajrasūcī adds to the Kānvas the Andhras and the Dāksinātyas, and remarks that the Vājasaneyins forbade marriage with the daughter of the mother’s brother. All apparently allowed marriage with the daughter of a paternal uncle, which later was quite excluded. Change of Gotra was quite possible, as in the case of Sunah- śepa and Grtsamada, who, once an Añgirasa, became a Bhārgava.
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gotraliterally family. The word is used by Panini in the technical sense of a descendant except the son or a daughter; confer, compare अपत्यं पौत्रप्रभृति गोत्रम् P. IV. 1.162. The word गोत्रापत्य is also used in the same sense. The affix, which is found many times in the sense of gotra, barring the usual अण् , is यञ् ; confer, compare गर्गादिभ्यो यञ् P. IV. 1.105.
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gotra among the lines of descent (of various sages)SB 10.90.47
gotra familySB 10.85.37
gotra the hill for the cowsSB 3.2.33
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gotra noun (masculine neuter) (in Gr.) the grandson and his descendants if no older offspring of the same ancestor than this grandson lives (if the son lives the grandson is called yuvan) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a field (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a forest (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a genus (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a mountain (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a multitude (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a road (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a tribe (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an affix used for forming a patr. (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an umbrella or parasol (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
class (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
cloud (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
cow-pen (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
cow-shed (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
family (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
hurdle (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
increase (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
kin (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
knowledge of probabilities (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
lineage (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name (in general) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
possession (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
protection or shelter for cows (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
race (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
species (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
stable (in general) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
stable for cattle (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
subdivision (in the Brāhman caste 49 Gotras are reckoned and supposed to be sprung from and named after celebrated teachers) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the family name (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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gotra

class, herd, tribe.









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