Santoshi, Santōṣī, Santoṣī, Samtosi, Samtoshi: 6 definitions

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Santoshi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit terms Santōṣī and Santoṣī can be transliterated into English as Santosi or Santoshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

santōṣī (संतोषी).—a (santōṣa) Of a cheerful, happy, contented disposition.

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

santōṣī (संतोषी).—a Of a cheerful, contented disposition.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Santoshi in Hindi refers in English to:—(a and nm) (a) contented (person); —[parama/sada sukhi] content is happiness..—santoshi (संतोषी) is alternatively transliterated as Saṃtoṣī.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Saṃtosi (संतोसि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃtoṣi.

2) Saṃtosi (संतोसि) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃtoṣin.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Saṃtoṣi (संतोषि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃtosi.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃtōṣi (ಸಂತೋಷಿ):—

1) [adjective] pleased; delighted.

2) [adjective] satisfied; gratified.

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Saṃtōṣi (ಸಂತೋಷಿ):—

1) [noun] a man who is pleased, delighted.

2) [noun] he who is satisfied, gratified.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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