Satyavat: 4 definitions


Satyavat 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Satyavat (सत्यवत्).—a. Truthful, veracious. -m. Name of a king, husband of Sāvitrī, q. v.

-tī 1 Name of the daughter of a fisherman, who became mother of Vāysa by the sage Parāśara; व्यासः सत्यवतीपुत्र इदं वचनमब्रवीत् (vyāsaḥ satyavatīputra idaṃ vacanamabravīt) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1. 16.16.

2) Name of the wife of Nārada.

3) Of the wife of Ṛichīka.

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

Satyavat (सत्यवत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) True, possessing or practising truth. m. (-vān) The name of a king. f. (-vatī) 1. The mother of a Vyasa, and wife of Parasara. 2. The wife of Narada. 3. The wife of Rishika, a saint. E. satya truth, matup aff.

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

1) Satyavat (सत्यवत्):—[=satya-vat] [from satya > sat] mfn. truthful, veracious, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Pañcarātra]

2) [v.s. ...] containing the word satya, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] [wrong reading] for sattva-vat, [Raghuvaṃśa]

4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a spell spoken over weapons, [Rāmāyaṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] of a son of Manu Raivata, [Harivaṃśa]

6) [v.s. ...] of a son of Manu Cākṣuṣa, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] of a son of Dyumat-sena (husband of Sāvitrī), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Satyavat (सत्यवत्):—[(vān-vatī-vat) m.] The name of a king. f. (ī) Mother of Vyāsa; wife of Nārada. a. True.

context information

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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