Samstu, Saṃstu: 2 definitions



Samstu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃstu (संस्तु).—2 P.

1) To praise.

2) To extol, celebrate.

3) To praise in chorus.

4) To be acquainted with, be familiar or intimate with (chiefly in p. p. in this sense); अनेकशः संस्तुतमप्यनल्पा नवं नवं प्रीतिरहो करोति (anekaśaḥ saṃstutamapyanalpā navaṃ navaṃ prītiraho karoti) Śi.3.31; Ki.3.2; see संस्तुत (saṃstuta).

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

Saṃstu (संस्तु):—[=saṃ-stu] -√1. stu [Parasmaipada] -stauti, to praise together with ([instrumental case]), [Nirukta, by Yāska vii, 6];

—to praise all at once, [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra];

—to praise properly or well, laud, celebrate, [Mahābhārata];—[Kāvya literature] etc.

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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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