Samavasthita: 4 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Samavasthita in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Samavasthita (समवस्थित).—Appearing together, presenting themselves together; cf. द्वयोर्हि सावकाशयोः समवस्थितयोर्विप्रतिषेधो भवति । (dvayorhi sāvakāśayoḥ samavasthitayorvipratiṣedho bhavati |) M. Bh. on P. I. 1.3 Vart 6.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samavasthita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samavasthita (समवस्थित).—p. p.

1) Remaining fixed.

2) Steady.

3) Ready.

4) Being in any place or position.

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

Samavasthita (समवस्थित).—[adjective] standing, immovable, ready, prepared.

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

1) Samavasthita (समवस्थित):—[=sam-avasthita] [from sam-avasthā > samava-sthā] mfn. standing or remaining firm, remaining fixed, steady, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] being in any place or position, [Rāmāyaṇa; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] ready, prepared for ([dative case]), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]

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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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