Shabdamaya, Śabdamaya: 3 definitions


Shabdamaya 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.

The Sanskrit term Śabdamaya can be transliterated into English as Sabdamaya or Shabdamaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Shabdamaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śabdamaya (शब्दमय).—[feminine] ī made up of sound or sounds, sounding; consisting or formed of the word (—°).

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

1) Śabdamaya (शब्दमय):—[=śabda-maya] [from śabda > śabd] mf(ī)n. consisting of sound or of sounds, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya; Harṣacarita]

2) [v.s. ...] sounding uttering, sounds, [Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) consisting or formed of a [particular] word, [Raghuvaṃśa xviii, 5.]

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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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