Sarat, aka: Sharat, Saraṭ; 5 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Sarat (सरत्).—A mind-born son of Brahmā in the 16th kalpa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 21. 35.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
śarat (शरत्) [or शरद्, śarad].—f (S) The fourth of the six seasons of the Hindu year, Autumn; a period comprising, according to the vaidika, the months Bhadra and ashwin, according to the paurāṇika, 'Ashwin and Kartik. 2 A year.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śarat (शरत्) [-da, -द].—f śaratkāla, śaraṭṭatu m Autumn.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Saraṭ (सरट्).—m. [sṛ-aṭiḥ Uṇ.1.126]
1) Air, wind.
2) A cloud.
3) A lizard.
4) A bee.
5) A thread.
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Sarat (सरत्).—m. A thread.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Saraṭ (सरट्).—m. (-raṭ) 1. Air, wind. 2. A cloud. 3. (In the language of the Vedas,) A bee. 4. A lizard, a chameleon. E. sṛ to go, aṭi Unadi aff.
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Sarat (सरत्).—mfn. (-ran-rantī-rat) Going, proceeding. E. sṛ to go, śatṛ aff.
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Sarat (सरत्).—m. (-rat) Thread. E. sṛ to go, ati aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 2: Minerals (uparasa) (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
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