Sutanu, Sutana, Sutani, Sutanū, Sutanā, Su-tanu, Sutāna, Su-tana: 17 definitions

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Sutanu means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

Sutanu has 16 English definitions available.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Sutanu (सुतनु):—

1) adj. überaus schlank: sutanu voc. fem. [Śākuntala 183. fg.] [Spr. (II) 7102. 7551.] sutanu f. = nārī [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] —

2) m. Nomen proprium a) eines Gandharva [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 91, 44.] — b) eines Sohnes des Ugrasena [Harivaṃśa 2028.] — c) eines Affen [Rāmāyaṇa 6, 2, 24.] —

3) f. sutanu Nomen proprium einer Tochter Āhuka’s und Gattin Akrūra’s [Mahābhārata 2, 597.] einer Beischläferin von Vasudeva [Harivaṃśa 1949. 9201. 9202] (sutanū). einer Tochter Ugrasena's [2029.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 4, 14, 5.]

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Sutāna (सुतान):—(6. su + tāna) adj. wohl klingend [PAÑCAR. 1, 11, 2.]

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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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