Savayas: 7 definitions


Savayas 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

Savayas (सवयस्).—a. Of the same age; अमात्यपुत्रैः सवयोभिरन्वितः (amātyaputraiḥ savayobhiranvitaḥ) R.3.28. -m.

1) A contemporary, coeval.

2) A companion of the same age. -f. A woman's female companion or confidante.

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

Savayas (सवयस्).—mfn.

(-yāḥ-yāḥ-yaḥ) Contemporary, of similar age or duration. m.

(-yāḥ) A friend, a contemporary. f.

(-yāḥ) A woman’s female friend. E. sa for samāna equal, like, and vayas age.

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

Savayas (सवयस्).—I. adj. contemporary. Ii. m. a contemporary, a friend. Iii. f. a woman’s female friend, [Śiśupālavadha] 9, 53.

Savayas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and vayas (वयस्).

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

Savayas (सवयस्).—[adjective] of like strength or age; [masculine] & [feminine] comrade, friend.

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

1) Savayas (सवयस्):—[=sa-vayas] [from sa > sa-vaṃśā] mfn. (sa.) ([Pāṇini 6-3, 85]) being of the same vigour or age, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a co-eval, contemporary, comrade, friend, [Ṛg-veda; Raghuvaṃśa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

3) [v.s. ...] f. a woman’s female friend or confidante, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

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

Savayas (सवयस्):—[sa-vayas] (yāḥ-yāḥ-yaḥ) a. Contemporary. m. A friend, a contemporary. f. A confidante.

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Savayas in German

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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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