Samtri, Saṃtṝ: 3 definitions


Samtri 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.

The Sanskrit term Saṃtṝ can be transliterated into English as Samtr or Samtri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃtṝ (संतॄ).—1 P.

1) To cross over, traverse, travel over.

2) To swim, float.

3) To get over, overcome, surmount, go to the end of.

4) To reach, attain to.

5) To escape from, be saved.

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

Saṃtṝ (संतॄ):—[=saṃ-√tṝ] [Parasmaipada] -tarati ([Vedic or Veda] also -tirati; rarely [Ātmanepada]),

—to cross or traverse together, pass through ([accusative]), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to escape or be rescued from ([ablative]), [Mahābhārata; Rājataraṅgiṇī];

—to bring safely over, rescue, save, [Mahābhārata] :

—[Causal] -tārayati ([Passive voice] -tāryate), to cause to pass over, save or preserve from ([ablative]), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Saṃtṛ (संतृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃtara.

context information

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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