Sanashruta, Sanaśruta: 2 definitions


Sanashruta 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 Sanaśruta can be transliterated into English as Sanasruta or Sanashruta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Sanaśruta (सनश्रुत) refers to “famed of old”.—Sanaśruta (‘famed of old’) Ariṃdama (‘tamer of foes’) is mentioned as a Mahārāja in the Aitareya Brāhmaṇa (vii. 34, 9).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

1) Sanaśruta (सनश्रुत):—[=sana-śruta] [from sana] mfn. (sana-) famous of old, [ib.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]

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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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