Samarth: 3 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samarth (समर्थ्).—1 U.

1) To believe, consider, regard, think; समर्थये यत् प्रथमं प्रियां प्रति (samarthaye yat prathamaṃ priyāṃ prati) V.4.39; मया न साधु समर्थितम् (mayā na sādhu samarthitam) V.2; अनुपयुक्तमिव आत्मानं समर्थये (anupayuktamiva ātmānaṃ samarthaye) Ś.7;3.18; R.11.72.

2) To corroborate, support, substantiate by proof; उक्तमेवार्थमुदाहरणेन समर्थयति (uktamevārthamudāharaṇena samarthayati).

3) To deliberate, think or reflect about.

4) To make ready, prepare.

5) To maintain, assert, enforce.

6) To imply, suggest.

7) To approve.

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

Samarth (समर्थ्):—[=sam-√arth] (in some senses rather [Nominal verb] [from] sam-artha below) [Ātmanepada] -arthayate (rarely [Parasmaipada] ti), to make fit or ready, prepare, [Ṛg-veda];

—to finish, close, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.];

—to connect with ([instrumental case]) in sense, construe (grammatically), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti];

—to judge, think, contemplate, consider, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.;

—to suppose to be, take for ([accusative] with prati), [Vikramorvaśī iv, 58];

—to notice, perceive, find out, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Kumāra-sambhava; Śaṃkarācārya];

—to fix upon, determine, approve, [Rāmāyaṇa];

—to cheer up, comfort, encourage, [Kathāsaritsāgara];—samarthaya, often [wrong reading] for samarpaya See sam-√ṛ.

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Samarth in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) capable, competent; ~[ta] capability, competence..—samarth (समर्थ) is alternatively transliterated as Samartha.

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