Saptaha, Saptāha, Saptan-aha: 7 definitions

Introduction

Saptaha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

saptāha (सप्ताह).—m S A period of seven days, a hebdomad or week. 2 or saptāhapārāyaṇa n S A perusal or reading through (of a Puran̤ &c.) in seven days.

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

saptāha (सप्ताह).—m A reading through (of a purāṇa &c.) in 7 days.

context information

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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saptāha (सप्ताह).—seven days, i. e. a week.

Derivable forms: saptāhaḥ (सप्ताहः).

Saptāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saptan and aha (अह).

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

Saptāha (सप्ताह).—nt. (as in Pali sattāha; in Sanskrit m., despite gender of ahan), seven days, a week: °ha trīṇi Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 54.13 (verse).

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

Saptāha (सप्ताह).—n.

(-haṃ) A week. E. sapta and aha for ahan a day.

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

Saptāha (सप्ताह).—[masculine] seven days.

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

1) Saptaha (सप्तह):—[=sapta-ha] [from sapta > saptan] n. Name of a Sāman (also with jamad-agnes), [Brāhmaṇa]

2) Saptāha (सप्ताह):—[from sapta > saptan] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) 7 days

3) [v.s. ...] a sacrificial performance lasting 7 days, [Brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti etc.]

context information

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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