Sadh, aka: Sādh, Shadh; 1 Definition(s)

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Sādh (साध्).—I. 5 P. (sādhnoti)

1) To complete, finish, ac complish.

2) To conquer. -II. 4 P. (sādhyati) To be completed or accomplished . -Caus.

1) To accomplish, effect, bring about, perform; अपि साधय साधयेप्सितम् (api sādhaya sādhayepsitam) N. 2.62; यावद्यते साधयितुं तवार्थम् (yāvadyate sādhayituṃ tavārtham) R.5.25; Ku.2.33.

2) To complete, finish, conclude.

3) To gain, secure, obtain; किं तत्साध्यं यदुभये साधयेयुर्न संगताः (kiṃ tatsādhyaṃ yadubhaye sādhayeyurna saṃgatāḥ) R.17.38; Ms. 6.75.

4) To prove, substantiate.

5) To subdue, overpower, conquer (as a foe &c.), win over; साधयस्व पिता- महम् (sādhayasva pitā- maham) Mb.6.18.6; न हि साम्ना न दानेन न भेदेन च पाण्डवाः । शक्याः साधयितुम् (na hi sāmnā na dānena na bhedena ca pāṇḍavāḥ | śakyāḥ sādhayitum) Mb.

6) To kill, destroy; सुग्रीवान्तकमासेदुः साधयिष्याम इत्यरिम् (sugrīvāntakamāseduḥ sādhayiṣyāma ityarim) Bk.7.31.

7) To learn, understand.

8) To cure, heal.

9) To go, depart, go one's way; साधयाम्यहमविघ्नमस्तु ते (sādhayāmyahamavighnamastu te) R.11.91; Ś.1.7; प्रायेण व्यन्तकः साधिर्गमेरर्थे प्रयुज्यते (prāyeṇa vyantakaḥ sādhirgamerarthe prayujyate) S. D.

1) To recover (as a debt).

11) To make perfect.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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