Sarataru, Sārataru, Sara-taru: 5 definitions



Sarataru 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sārataru (सारतरु).—the plantain tree.

Derivable forms: sārataruḥ (सारतरुः).

Sārataru is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sāra and taru (तरु).

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

Sārataru (सारतरु).—m.

(-ruḥ) The plantain tree, (Musa sapientum.) E. sāra sap, taru a tree, having no timber in the stem.

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

Sārataru (सारतरु):—[=sāra-taru] [from sāra] m. ‘pith-tree’, the plantain (= kadala, ‘Musa Sapientum’; so called as containing no hard wood), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Sārataru (सारतरु):—m. Musa sapientum [DHANAM̃JAYA im Śabdakalpadruma]

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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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