Saratara, Sāratara, Sara-tara: 1 definition

Introduction

Saratara 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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

1) Sāratara (सारतर):—[=sāra-tara] [from sāra] n. the better, something excellent (sārāt sārataram, ‘the best or most excellent of all’), [Catalogue(s)]

2) [v.s. ...] mf(ā)n. better, more excellent, [Śaṃkarācārya on Chāndogya-upaniṣad]

3) [v.s. ...] more precious, dearer, [Śīlāṅka]

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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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