Shabdayate, Śabdāyate: 1 definition

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Shabdayate 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 Śabdāyate can be transliterated into English as Sabdayate or Shabdayate, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śabdāyate (शब्दायते).—Den. Ā.

1) To make a noise, sound; शब्दायन्ते मधुरमनिलैः कीचकाः पूर्यमाणाः (śabdāyante madhuramanilaiḥ kīcakāḥ pūryamāṇāḥ) Me.58.

2) To cry, roar, scream, yell; शब्दायमानमव्यात्सीत् भयदं क्षणदाचरम् (śabdāyamānamavyātsīt bhayadaṃ kṣaṇadācaram)> Bk.5. 52;17.91.

3) To call, call out to; एते हस्तिनापुरगामिन ऋषयः शब्दायन्ते (ete hastināpuragāmina ṛṣayaḥ śabdāyante) Ś.4; Mu.1; भवतु शब्दायिष्ये तावत् (bhavatu śabdāyiṣye tāvat) Ve.3; Mk.1.

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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. 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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