Definition of Shri in English:

Shri

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Pronunciation: /ʃriː
 
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(also Sri /sri/)

noun

Indian
  • A title of respect used before the name of a man, a god, or a sacred book: Shri Chaudhuri
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    • The original text of this article used the future tense, indicating that the book Sri Chaitanya-sikshamrita had not yet been published.
    • The history of Bilvamangala Thakura is given in a book called Shri Vallabha-digvijaya.
    • At 15, he had his debut at the Sri Rajagopala Swamy Temple at Mannargudi.

Origin

from Sanskrit Śrī 'beauty, fortune', used as an honorific title.

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