Cirastha, Cira-stha: 6 definitions
Cirastha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Chirastha.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Cirastha (चिरस्थ).—a. lasting, long, enduring, continuing, durable; तटिनि तटद्रुमपातनपातकमेकं चिरस्थायि (taṭini taṭadrumapātanapātakamekaṃ cirasthāyi) Udb.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) Long continuing, enduring, lasting. E. cira, and stha what is; also cirasthāyin. ciraṃ tiṣṭhati sthā-ka .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Cirastha (चिरस्थ):—[=cira-stha] [from cira] mfn. long continuing, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] = -sthāyin, [Horace H. Wilson]
3) [v.s. ...] = nāyaka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cirastha (चिरस्थ):—[cira-stha] (sthaḥ-sthā-sthaṃ) a. Lasting long.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Cirastha (चिरस्थ):—(cira + stha) = nāyaka(?) [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 1, 8.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Cirastha (चिरस्थ):—m. = nāyaka.
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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