Shabdapati, aka: Śabdapati, Shabda-pati; 2 Definition(s)

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Shabdapati 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 Śabdapati can be transliterated into English as Sabdapati or Shabdapati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Śabdapati (शब्दपति).—a lord in name only, nominal lord; ननु शब्दपतिः क्षितरेहं त्वयि मे भावनिबन्धना रतिः (nanu śabdapatiḥ kṣitarehaṃ tvayi me bhāvanibandhanā ratiḥ) R.8.52.

Derivable forms: śabdapatiḥ (शब्दपतिः).

Śabdapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śabda and pati (पति).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śabdapati (शब्दपति).—m.

(-tiḥ) A nominal lord.

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