Sayita, Sāyita, Shayita, Śayita: 12 definitions


Sayita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Hindi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Śayita can be transliterated into English as Sayita or Shayita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shayit.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sāyita : (pp. of sāyati) tasted.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Sāyita, (pp. of sāyati, cp. sāditar) (having) tasted, tasting D. I, 70; II, 95, 292; M. I, 188, 461; Miln. 378; Vism. 258 (khāyita+). (Page 705)

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Sayita, (pp. of seti) lying down J. I, 338; V, 438. sukha° lying in a good position, sleeping well, well-embedded (of seeds) A. III, 404=D. II, 354; Miln. 255. sukha-sayitabhāva “having had a good sleep, ” being well J. V, 127. (Page 697)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śayita (शयित).—p. p. [śī kartari kta]

1) Sleeping, reposed, asleep.

2) Lying down.

-tam 1 Sleep, sleeping.

2) The place where one has slept.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Śayita (शयित).—nt. (unrecorded as subst.), lying down: Mahāvastu i.167.18, see s.v. niṣaṇṇa.

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Śāyita (शायित).—ppp. of caus. of Sanskrit śī-, lit. caused to sleep: kaccid bhagavan sukhaṃ śāyita iti Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.142.1, I hope, Lord, you have had a good sleep ?

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

Śayita (शयित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Asleep. n.

(-taṃ) A plant, (Cordia myxa.) n.

(-taṃ) Sleep, sleeping. E. śī to sleep, aff. kta .

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

Śayita (शयित).—[neuter] the place where a [person or personal] ([genetive]) has lain or slept.

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

1) Śayita (शयित):—[from śaya] mfn. reposed, lying, sleeping, asleep, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. the plant Cordia Myxa, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] n. the place where any one has lain or slept, [Kāśikā-vṛtti on Pāṇini 2-3, 68.]

4) Śāyitā (शायिता):—[=śāyi-tā] [from śāya] f. ([from] next) the state of lying or reposing or abiding in (ifc.), [Mahābhārata; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

1) Śayita (शयित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Asleep. m. Cordia myxa. n. Sleep.

2) Śāyita (शायित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) p.] Laid to rest.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Śayita (शयित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saia.

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Sayita 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Śāyita (शायित) [Also spelled shayit]:—(a) sleeping, lying.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sayita (ಸಯಿತ):—[adjective] associated with; blended, mixed with.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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