Kshantu, Kṣāntu: 6 definitions


Kshantu 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṣāntu can be transliterated into English as Ksantu or Kshantu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣāntu (क्षान्तु).—a. [kṣam-tun vṛddhiśca] Patient, forbearing.

-tuḥ A father.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṣāntu (क्षान्तु).—mfn. (-ntuḥ-ntuḥ-ntu) Patient, enduring. E. kṣam to bear, Unadi affix tun the vowel is made long.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Kṣāntu (क्षान्तु):—[from kṣam] mfn. patient, enduring, [Uṇādi-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a father, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṣāntu (क्षान्तु):—[(ntuḥ-ntuḥ-ntu) a.] Patient.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshantu in German

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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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