Santara, Shantara, Samtara: 15 definitions


Santara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Sāntara (सान्तर):—(2. sa + antara) adj. (f. ā)

1) durch einen Zwischenraum getrennt [Mahābhārata 9, 420.] = virala [Jaṭādhara im Śabdakalpadruma] —

2) verschieden (Gegens. ekarūpa) [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 22, 3.] —

3) mit etwas Anderem vermischt [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 199.] vielleicht nur fehlerhaft für sāktava . —

4) mit einer Clausel versehen: vara [Mahābhārata 7, 452.] nigraha [462] (sāntare zu lesen). [465. 469.]

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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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