Saketa, Sāketa: 16 definitions

Introduction:

Saketa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Saketa has 15 English definitions available.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Saketa (सकेत):—(2. sa + keta)

1) adj. von einer Absicht durchdrungen [Ṛgveda 6, 9, 5.] —

2) m. angeblich Nomen proprium eines Āditya [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 1, 5, 3, 3.]

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Sāketa (साकेत):—

1) n. Bez. Ayodhyā's [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 1, 12.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 975.] [Patañjali] in [Weber’s Indische Studien 5, 151. fgg.] mithile [Pariśiṣṭa des Atharvaveda] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss 93 (56).] [Rāmāyaṇa Gorresio 2, 38, 34.] [Raghuvaṃśa 5, 31. 13, 79. 14, 13. 18, 35.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 14, 4.] —

2) m. pl. die Bewohner von Ayodhyā [Oxforder Handschriften 217,b,22.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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