Shad, aka: Śad, Śāḍ; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit terms Śad and Śāḍ can be transliterated into English as Sad or Shad, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śad (शद्).—I. 1 P. (but Ā. in conjugational tenses) (śīyate, śanna)

1) To fall, perish, decay, wither.

2) To go. -Caus. (śādayati-te)

1) To cause to go, impel.

2) (śātayati-te) (a) To fell, throw down, cut down; किं भूभृत्कटकस्थितिव्यसनिना व्यर्थं खुराः शतिताः (kiṃ bhūbhṛtkaṭakasthitivyasaninā vyarthaṃ khurāḥ śatitāḥ) Subhāṣ.; Śi.14. 8;15.24. (b) To kill, destroy. -II 1. P. (śadati) To go (usually with ā).

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Śāḍ (शाड्).—1 Ā. To praise, extol.

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Sad (सद्).—1 P. (6 P. also according to some) (sīdati, sanna; the s of sad is changed to [ṣ] after any preposition ending in i or u except prati)

1) To sit down, recline, lie, lie down, rest, settle; अमदाः सेदुरेकस्मिन् नितम्बे निखिला गिरेः (amadāḥ sedurekasmin nitambe nikhilā gireḥ) Bk.7.58.

2) To sink down, plunge into; सीदन्ति च तदा यक्षाः कूला इव जलेन ह (sīdanti ca tadā yakṣāḥ kūlā iva jalena ha) Rām.7.14.18; तेन त्वं विदुषां मध्ये पङ्के गौरिव सीदसि (tena tvaṃ viduṣāṃ madhye paṅke gauriva sīdasi) H. Pr.24.; where the word has sense 4 also).

3) To live, remain, reside, dwell.

4) To be dejected or low-spirited, despond, despair, sink into despondency; दृष्ट्वैव सागरं वीक्ष्य सीदन्तीं कपिवाहिनीम् (dṛṣṭvaiva sāgaraṃ vīkṣya sīdantīṃ kapivāhinīm) Rām.7.35.4; नाथ हरे जय नाथ हरे सीदति राधा वासगृहे (nātha hare jaya nātha hare sīdati rādhā vāsagṛhe) Gīt. 6.

5) To decay, perish, go to ruin, waste away, be destroyed; विपन्नायां नीतौ सकलमवशं सीदति जगत् (vipannāyāṃ nītau sakalamavaśaṃ sīdati jagat) H.2.77; तं सन्नशत्रुं ददृशुः स्वयोधाः (taṃ sannaśatruṃ dadṛśuḥ svayodhāḥ) R.7.64; H.2.13.

6) To be in distress, be pained or afflicted, be helpless; सीदता- मनुभवन्निवार्थिनां वेद यत्प्रणयभङ्गवेदनाम् (sīdatā- manubhavannivārthināṃ veda yatpraṇayabhaṅgavedanām) Ki.13.6; Ms.8.21.

7) To be impeded or hindered; धर्मे सीदति सत्वरः (dharme sīdati satvaraḥ) Ms. 9.94.

8) To be languid, be wearied or fatigued, droop, sink; सीदति मे हृदयम् (sīdati me hṛdayam) K,; सीदन्ति मम गात्राणि (sīdanti mama gātrāṇi) Bg.1.29.

9) To go, -Caus. (sādayati-te)

1) To cause to sit down, rest.

2) To throw or cast down, place, put.

3) To weary, exhaust.

4) To cause to perish, destroy; बहुसमरनयज्ञः सादयिष्यन्नरातिम् (bahusamaranayajñaḥ sādayiṣyannarātim). -Desid. (siṣatsati) To wish to sit &c.

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Sad (सद्).—f. An assembly; पृष्टः प्राह तमाभाष्य शृण्वत्यास्तत्सदः कथाः (pṛṣṭaḥ prāha tamābhāṣya śṛṇvatyāstatsadaḥ kathāḥ) Bhāg.7.1.21.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śaḍ (शड्).—[(i)śaḍi] r. 1st cl. (śaṇḍati) 1. To disease or disorder. 2. To hurt or wound. 3. To collect, to heap together.

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Śad (शद्).—[(au, ḷ,)au śadaḷ] r. 1st cl. (śīyate) 1. To perish gradually, to wither or decay. 2. To fall. 3. To throw down. 4. To go, to move.

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Śāḍ (शाड्).—[(ṛ)śāḍṛ] r. 1st cl. (śāḍate) 1. To flatter, to praise, to coax. 2. To boast. 3. To float or swim.

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Ṣad (षद्).—[(au ḷ)auṣadḷ] r. 1st and 6th cls. (sīdati) 1. To wither, to wane, to perish gradually. 2. To be low-spirited, to despond, to be wearied or distressed, to lack energy. 3. To break or destroy. 4. To go or move. With āṅ prefixed, āṣadḷ r. 1st and 10th cls. (āsādati āsādayati-te) 1. To go. 2. To assail, to encounter. With ava prefixed, 1. To be exhausted or languid. 2. To finish. With āṅ, 1. To obtain, to attain, to reach or arrive at. 2. To attack. With ut, 1. To ascend. 2. To destroy. With upa, 1. To approach. 2. To worship. With ni, 1. To sit in or on. 2. To stand. 3. To protect. With pra, 1. To be propitious to, to favour or be pleased with. 2. To please or propitiate. 3. To purify. 4. To smile. With vi, To be languid or sorrowful. With sam, 1. To attain. 2. To be in company or society with.

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