Santa, Shanta, Śānta, Santā, Śāntā, Samta, Shamta: 40 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Śānta and Śāntā can be transliterated into English as Santa or Shanta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Śanta (शन्त):—(von 5. śam) adj. [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 2, 138.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 7, 31.] — Vgl. giri .

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Śānta (शान्त):—

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Śānta (शान्त):—2. adj. fehlerhaft für śāta dünn, schmächtig (auch in der Bed. gewetzt, geschärft): udara (= kṛśa Comm.) [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 9, 33.] [Harivaṃśa 7890] nach der Lesart der neueren Ausg. [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 58, 50, v. l.] śitaśāntau kṛśe tīkṣṇe [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 2, 200.]

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Santa (सन्त):—m.

1) = saṃhatala [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma] —

2) Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Satya [Mahābhārata 13, 2001.] — Vgl. duḥṣanta .

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Sānta (सान्त):—n. Freude [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1370.] — Vgl. 3. śāta .

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Śānta (शान्त):—1. a) c) [?Z. 6 streiche 106, da] śāntāvasādaḥ = śāntau asādaḥ ist.

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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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