Shatavari, Śatāvarī: 22 definitions


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Shatavari has 21 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Śatāvarī can be transliterated into English as Satavari or Shatavari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Śatāvarī (शतावरी):—f.

1) Asparagus racemosus, ein kletterndes Gewächs mit wohlriechender Blüthe [Amarakoṣa 2, 4, 3, 19.] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 376.] [Medinīkoṣa r. 300.] [Ratnamālā 16.] [Suśruta 1, 137, 4. 15. 143, 14. 145, 17. 21. 225, 2. 9.] mūla [2, 49, 20.] cūrṇa [508, 17.] taila [Śārṅgadhara SAṂH. 2, 9, 23] (vgl. [Suśruta 1, 58, 2).] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 44, 10. 48, 40.] Vgl. mahā, varī und indīvarī . —

2) Nomen proprium Indra's Gattin [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 1, 1, 59. 3, 3, 376.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 32.] [Medinīkoṣa] (śaṭyāṃ fehlerhaft für śacyāṃ).

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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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