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smriti

Syllabification: smrit·i
Pronunciation: /ˈsmridē
 
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Definition of smriti in English:

noun (plural smritis)

A Hindu religious text containing traditional teachings on religion, such as the Mahabharata.
Example sentences
  • The Dharma Shastras are smritis, written by men who had vested interests and enforced as laws.
  • Neither shastras nor smritis suggest that there exists an immutable, universal moral doctrine.
  • Smarta means a follower of classical smriti, particularly the Dharma Shastras, Puranas and Itihasas.

Origin

from Sanskrit smṛti 'remembrance'.

Words that rhyme with smriti

banditti, bitty, chitty, city, committee, ditty, gritty, intercity, kitty, megacity, nitty-gritty, Pitti, pity, pretty, shitty, slitty, spitty, titty, vittae, witty

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