[ smrit-ee ]
/ ˈsmrɪt i /

noun Hinduism.

writings containing traditions concerning law, rituals, teachings of the sages, the epics, and the Puranas.

Origin of Smriti

From the Sanskrit word smṛti Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for smriti


/ (ˈsmrɪtɪ) /


a class of Hindu sacred literature derived from the Vedas, containing social, domestic, and religious teaching

Word Origin for smriti

from Sanskrit smrti what is remembered, from samarati he remembers
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