Definition of Shri in English:


(also Sri)


  • A title of respect used before the name of a man, a god, or a sacred book.

    ‘Shri Chaudhuri’
    • ‘The original text of this article used the future tense, indicating that the book Sri Chaitanya-sikshamrita had not yet been published.’
    • ‘Kurai Onrum Illai telescopes the identities of the panchama and the Sri Vaishnava.’
    • ‘Surely Shri K Sudarshan needs to ask himself whether he would like to preside over an organization whose ministrations have led Gujarat on the path of adharma.’
    • ‘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.’


From Sanskrit Śrī beauty, fortune, used as an honorific title.