Savyasacin, Savyasācin, Savya-sacin: 7 definitions

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Alternative spellings of this word include Savyasachin.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Savyasācin (सव्यसाचिन्).—m. an epithet of Arjuna; निमित्तमात्रं भव सव्यसाचिन् (nimittamātraṃ bhava savyasācin) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 11. 33.; (the name is thus derived in Mb.:-ubhau me dakṣiṇau pāṇī gāṇḍīvasya vikarṣaṇe | tena devamanuṣyeṣu savyasācīti māṃ viduḥ ||).

Savyasācin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms savya and sācin (साचिन्).

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

Savyasācin (सव्यसाचिन्).—m. (-cī) A name of Arjuna. E. savya left, ṣac to be joined or attached, aff. ṇini; drawing the bow with his left hand, as well as his right.

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

Savyasācin (सव्यसाचिन्).—perhaps savya-sa-añc + in (cf. sāci), m. (Drawing the bow with his left hand), a name of Arjuna, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 237.

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

Savyasācin (सव्यसाचिन्).—[adjective] clever with the left hand (as well as with the right); [masculine] [Epithet] of Arjuna.

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

1) Savyasācin (सव्यसाचिन्):—[=savya-sācin] [from savya] mfn. (savya-) drawing (a bow) with the left hand, ambidexterous, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Arjuna, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] of Kṛṣṇa

4) [v.s. ...] Terminalia Arjuna, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Savyasācin (सव्यसाचिन्):—[savya-sācin] (cī) 5. m. A name of Arjuna.

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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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