Santara, Shantara, Samtara: 14 definitions

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Santara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Santara [संतरा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Citrus reticulata Blanco from the Rutaceae (Lemon) family having the following synonyms: Citrus deliciosa, Citrus tangerina. For the possible medicinal usage of santara, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Santara [संतरा] in the Marathi language, ibid. previous identification.

Santara [سنترا] in the Urdu language, ibid. previous identification.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Santara, (adj.) (sa3+antara, cp. E. with-in) inside; in compn °uttara inner & outer Vin. III, 214; IV, 281; °uttarena with an inner & outer garment Vin. I, 298; ThA. 171; °bāhira within & without D. I, 74; Dh. 315; J. I, 125; DA. I, 218; DhA. III, 488. (Page 676)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sāntara (सांतर).—a (S sa & antara) Having interstices or intervals.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sāntara (सांतर).—a Having intervals.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sāntara (सान्तर).—a.

1) Having interstices or intervals.

2) Open in texture.

3) Not steadfast or firm; सान्तरं तु प्रतिज्ञाते राज्ञो द्रोणेन निग्रहे (sāntaraṃ tu pratijñāte rājño droṇena nigrahe) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 7.12.29.

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

Śāntara (शान्तर).—[, corrupt, in defective verse Mahāvastu i.164.15; Senart, yathecchakaṃ (mss. yate°) araṇa-samādhi śāntara (read śānta ca ? compare Pali santaṃ samādhiṃ araṇaṃ, Critical Pali Dictionary s.v. araṇa)…(lacuna) devanareṣu (mss. devacareṣu) arcita, addressed to the Buddha.]

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Sāntara (सान्तर).—m., one of a list of kinds of monks who have no right to make valid objection to an action taken in the name of the saṃgha; perhaps schismatic, or having a weak point (? compare Critical Pali Dictionary s.v. ^2antara, A 2): Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.210.12 (context does not help).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sāntara (सान्तर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) 1. With intervals, or interstices. 2. Open in texture. E. sa for saha with, antara between.

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

Sāntara (सान्तर).—adj. with interstices.

Sāntara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and antara (अन्तर).

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

1) Sāntara (सान्तर):—mf(ā)n. having an interval or interstices, [Mahābhārata]

2) different (opp. to eka-rūpa), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

3) having an intervening clause or appendix, [Mahābhārata]

4) not close or compact, open in texture, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) mixed or mingled with others, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Sāntara (सान्तर):—[(raḥ-rā-raṃ) a.] With intervals.

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

Saṃtāra (संतार) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃtāra.

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Santara in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Santara in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) an orange..—santara (संतरा) is alternatively transliterated as Saṃtarā.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

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

2) Saṃtāra (संतार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃtāra.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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