Shabdavat, Śabdavat, Shabda-vat: 2 definitions
Shabdavat 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 Śabdavat can be transliterated into English as Sabdavat or Shabdavat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śabdavat (शब्दवत्):—[=śabda-vat] [from śabda > śabd] mfn. uttering sounds, sounding, noisy, [Nirukta, by Yāska; Harivaṃśa]
2) [v.s. ...] crackling (as flame), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
3) [v.s. ...] endowed with sound (as wind), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] ind. noisily, [Mahābhārata; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Śabdavat (शब्दवत्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saddāla.
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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