Sadh, Sādh, Shadh: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Ṣadh (षध्).—r. 5th cl. (sadhnoti) To wish to hurt or kill.

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Ṣādh (षाध्).—[(u)sādhu] r. 4th cl. (sādhyati) r. 5th cl. (sādhnoti) 1. To effect, to accomplish or complete. 2. To succeed; also sādh .

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Sādh (साध्).—[(u)sādhu] r. 4th cl. (sādhyati-te) To be completed. (au) sādhau r. 5th cl. (sādhnoti) 1. To finish, to perfect, to complete, or accomplish. 2. To conquer. r. 10th cl. (sādhayati-te) To go, to depart; also ṣādh .

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

Sādh (साध्).— (i. e. probably so-dhā), ii. 5, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To finish, to accomplish. 2. To conquer, [Hitopadeśa] iii. [distich] 40. † i. 4, [Parasmaipada.] To be completed or accomplished (cf. sidh). [Causal.] (also of sidh, q. cf.), 1. To bring to a conclusion, to accomplish, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 197, 24; [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 1. 2. To prepare for heaven, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 248. 3. To secure, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 173. 4. To effect, to perform, Mahābhārata 5, 117. 5. To overcome, [Hitopadeśa] 59, 21; to conquer, Mahābhārata 1, 7435; to kill, [Pañcatantra] 211, 12. 6. To obtain, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 75. 7. To recover a debt, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 176. 8. To learn, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 10, 29. 9. To set out, to go away, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 7, 19; to fly, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 126, 5; to proceed, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 60, 13. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. sādhita. 1. Accomplished, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 197, 24. 2. Mastered, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 46, 118; obtained, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 189, 11. 3. Successful, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 3, 16. 4. Recovered (as a debt). 5. Fulfilled, discharged. 6. Punished, [Pañcatantra] 257, 4; punished by fine. 7. Awarded (as the thing or fine). 8. Awarded to or in favour of (as the person to whom the fine is to be paid). Ptcple. of the fut. pass. sādhya. 1. What must or will be accomplished, [Hitopadeśa] pr. [distich] 1. 2. Practicable, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 190, 23. 3. Conquerable, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 244. 4. To be mastered, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 73; [Śiśupālavadha] 5, 49. 5. Able to be destroyed, [Pañcatantra] 194, 19. 6. To be inferred or concluded, Bhāṣāp. 137. 7. To be cured, curable. m. A class of inferior deity, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 195. n. 1. Accomplishment, perfection. 2. (In logic), The major term in a syllogism, [Siddhānta Muktāvali] 62, 3. Comp. A-, adj. 1. unattainable, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 223. 2. intractable, [Hitopadeśa] ii. [distich] 98. Āyāsa-, adj. scarcely to be settled, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 421. Duḥsādhya, i. e. dus-, adj. 1. difficult to be accomplished, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 26. 2. difficult to be conquered, [Pañcatantra] 56, 10. 3. difficult to be cured, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 16132.

— With the prep. upa upa, upasādhita, Subdued, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 249.

— With pari pari, [Causal.] To settle, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 187.

— With pra pra, [Causal.] 1. To further, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 407. 2. To accomplish, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 140. 3. To dress, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 49, 21. 4. To acquire, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 2. 5. To subdue, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 103. prasādhita, 1. Accomplished, done. 2. Ornamented, decorated, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 180, 10. prasādhya, 1. What may be done. 2. To be destroyed, defeated. Comp. Duṣprasādhya, i. e. dus-, adj. difficult to be defeated, Kām. Nītis. 10, 38.

— With saṃpra sam-pra, [Causal.] To settle, [Hitopadeśa] iv. [distich] 117.

— With sam sam, [Causal.] 1. [Ātmanepada.] To be successful, Mahābhārata 3, 1478. 2. To endow with, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 36, 9. 3. To destroy, Mahābhārata 3, 1683. 4. To extinguish, Mahābhārata 1, 2841. 5. To obtain, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 100. 6. To cause to be paid, 8, 213. 7. To regain, 8, 50.

— Cf. probably [Gothic.] sandjan; [Anglo-Saxon.] sendan.

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

Sādh (साध्).—1. sādhati sādhate come or lead straight (to the aim); succeed, be accomplished, give way, obey; direct, put in order, effect, accomplish, finish. [Causative] sādhayati, te = [Simple] tr.; also get, procure, acquire, recover (a debt), win, subdue; pay (taxes); make, render (2 [accusative]); set out, go away.

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Sādh (साध्).—2. v. yajñasādh.

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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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