Sahas: 8 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sahas (सहस्).—a. Powerful, mighty; भीष्मो हि देवः सहसः सहीयान् (bhīṣmo hi devaḥ sahasaḥ sahīyān) Bhāgavata 11.23.48. -m. [सह्-असि (sah-asi)]

1) The month called Mārgaśīrṣa; Śiśupālavadha 6.57;16.47; सहसि तत्र समृद्धिमुपागते (sahasi tatra samṛddhimupāgate) Rām. ch.4.83; Bhāgavata 12.11.41.

2) The winter season. -n.

1) Power, might, strength.

2) Force, violence.

3) Victory, conquering.

4) Lustre, brightness.

5) Water.

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

Sahas (सहस्).—m.

(-hāḥ) 1. The month Agrahayana, (Nov.-Dec.) 2. The winter season. n.

(-haḥ) 1. Strength, power. 2. Light. E. sah to bear, asun aff.

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

Sahas (सहस्).—[sah + as], I. m. 1. The month Mārgaśīrṣa (Nov.

— Dec.). 2. The winter season. Ii. n. 1. ved. Victory, strength, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 101, 10 = [Rigveda.] vii. 16, 4; power. 2. instr. , adv. a. Without consideration, precipitately, [Hitopadeśa] iv. [distich] 97; quickly, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 54, 9. b. On a sudden, [Pañcatantra] 222, 23; [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 9; at once, [Pañcatantra] 182, 14; with (?), [Johnson's Selections from the Mahābhārata.] 46, 1, 1 (perhaps corr. saha cāpsº). 3. Light.

— Cf. [Gothic.] sigis; A. S. sigor, sige.

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

Sahas (सहस्).—[adjective] powerful, victorious. [neuter] power, might, victory; [instrumental] sgl. & [plural] strongly, violently, suddenly, at once.

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

1) Sahas (सहस्):—[from sah] a mfn. powerful, mighty, victorious (superl. tama), [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. the month Mārgaśīrṣa or Agrahāyaṇa (November-December), the winter season, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Suśruta; Purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] n. strength, power, force, victory (sahasas putra or sah sūnu m. ‘son of strength’, Name of Agni in [Ṛg-veda]; sahasā ind. See below; sahobhiḥ ind. = ‘mightily, intensely’), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

4) [v.s. ...] n. water, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska i, 12]

5) [v.s. ...] light, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]; Name of various Sāmans, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] cf. [Gothic] sigis; [Anglo-Saxon] sigor, sege; [German] Sieg.

7) b sa etc. See p. 1193, col. 1.

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

Sahas (सहस्):—(hāḥ) 5. m. The month Agrahāyana, winter. n. Strength, light.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sahas 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sahas in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) courage, nerve, guts; boldness, daring; enterprise; ~[sika] daring, bold, courageous; •[karya] adventure, daring deed; ~[si] courageous; enterprising, adventurous; ~[sa chutana] one’s courage to give way; —[sa dikhana] to put up a bold face, to act boldly; ~[sa batorana] to muster/pluck up courage, to take heart of grace..—sahas (साहस) is alternatively transliterated as Sāhasa.

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