Shan, Saṅ, Ṣaṇ, San, Saṇ, Śaṇ, Śān: 13 definitions
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Shan has 13 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Ṣaṇ and Śaṇ and Śān can be transliterated into English as San or Shan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Śaṇ (शण्):—, śaṇati (dāne, gatau) [DHĀTUP. 19, 35.]
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Śān (शान्):—, śīśāṃsati und te = śā wetzen, schärfen [DHĀTUP. 23, 26.] [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 1, 6.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 8, 103. 132.] [Prātiśākha zum Atharvaveda 1, 87,] Comm.
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San (सन्):—2. (= 1. san) adj. in goṣan .
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San (सन्):—1. mit ā [Vālakhilya 5, 4.]
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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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
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Verse 5.9.31 < [Chapter 9 - The Happiness of the Yadus]
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