Samstutaka, Saṃstutaka: 2 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Saṃstutaka (संस्तुतक).—m., and °ikā (= prec. plus, perhaps, specifying -ka), (one who is) an intimate acquaintance, friend: °takaḥ Mahāvyutpatti 2713 = Tibetan smos (ḥ)drin, which probably read for smon (ḥ)drin in both Jäschke (Tibetan-English Dictionary) and [Tibetan-English Dictionary]; in a chapter headed mitrakāryam; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.131.12; fem., of daughters of Māra, sukhakāraṇa devanarāṇa su-saṃtutikāḥ (see this; v.l. °saṃstu°) Lalitavistara 322.2 (verse), here probably endearing dim. -ka; (dve dārake) anyonya-°tike kṣatriyadārikā brāhmaṇadā- rikā ca Divyāvadāna 541.12 (prose); yathāsaṃstutikayā, adv., according as (you have) an intimate, MPS 13.8.

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

Saṃstutaka (संस्तुतक):—[=saṃ-stutaka] [from saṃ-stuta > saṃ-stu] mfn. affable, condescending, civil, [Buddhist literature]

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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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