Chas: 6 definitions
Chas means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chhas.
Ambiguity: Although Chas has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Cash. It further has the optional forms Chaṣ and Chash.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Chas (छस्).—tad. affix ईय (īya) added to the word भवत् (bhavat) in the general शैषिक (śaiṣika) senses, e. g. भवदीयः (bhavadīyaḥ); cf P. IV.2.115. The mute letter स् (s) has been attached to the affix छस् (chas) So that the base भवत् (bhavat) before it could be termed pada (cf. सिति च (siti ca) P, I.4.16) and as a result have the consonant त् (t) changed into द् (d) by P. VIII.2.39.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
India history and geographySource: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales
Chas refers to “[Chas! chas! Chas!] Sound of drinking milk/ or any liquid”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Chaṣ (छष्).—1 U. (chaṣati-te) To hurt, injure, kill.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Chaṣ (छष्).— (v. r. kaś and kaṣ), i. 1, [Parasmaipada.], [Ātmanepada.] To kill, to hurt.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Chaṣ (छष्):—[class] 1. [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] to hurt, [Dhātupāṭha]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Chasamasa, Chasattati, Chasattha, Chasatthi, Chasha, Chashagata, Chashagati, Chashaka, Chashala, Chashani, Chashasvara, Chashati, Chashavaktra, Chashm, Chashma, Chasii, Chasiti, Chaste Life.
Ends with (+38): Adattavachas, Adhovarchas, Agnivarchas, Ativarchas, Attavachas, Avarchas, Aviddhavarchas, Avyachas, Bhinnavarchas, Brahmavarchas, Brahmavarchchas, Charchas, Devavyachas, Droghavachas, Durvachas, Etavakchas, Gadhavachas, Gadhavarchas, Gudhavarchas, Gudhavarchchas.
Search found 16 books and stories containing Chas, Chaṣ, Chash; (plurals include: Chases, Chaṣs, Chashs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Relationship between prajñā and the other perfections < [Part 2 - Practicing the six perfections]
Appendix 8 - The Legend of Rāhu and Candima (god of the moon) < [Chapter XV - The Arrival of the Bodhisattvas of the Ten Directions]
Part 3 - The non-existence of beings < [Chapter XXIII - The Virtue of Morality]
Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 40 - Rama takes leave of the Bears, Monkeys and Titans < [Book 7 - Uttara-kanda]
Chapter 4 - Origin of the Rakshasas and of the Boons they received < [Book 7 - Uttara-kanda]
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)