Shaineya, Śaineya, Saineya: 8 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Śaineya can be transliterated into English as Saineya or Shaineya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Śaineya (शैनेय).—A name of Sātyakī.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 13. 16.
2) Saineya (सैनेय).—Is Sātyaki.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 8. 7; 10. 18.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śaineya (शैनेय).—Name of Sātyaki; गच्छ शैनेय जानीहि (gaccha śaineya jānīhi) Mb.12.53.1.
Derivable forms: śaineyaḥ (शैनेयः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) Satyaki, the charioteer of Krishna.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaineya (शैनेय).—probably śini + eya, m. Satyaki, the charioteer of Kṛṣṇa, Mahābhārata 7, 7242.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaineya (शैनेय).—[masculine] patron. from śini.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śaineya (शैनेय):—m. ([from] śini) [patronymic] of Satyaka or Sātyaki (the charioteer of Kṛṣṇa, represented as having destroyed numerous Dasyus), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.
2) [plural] the descendants of Śini (a branch of the Yādavas), [ib.]
3) (ya) [wrong reading] for śyaineya, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Śaineya (शैनेय):—(von śini) m. patron. Satyaka's und Sātyaki’s (des Wagenlenkers von Kṛṣṇa) [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa.1,1,35.] [Jaṭādhara] in [Oxforder Handschriften 190,b,16.] [Mahābhārata.5,804. 1817. 2109.6,2486.7,4748. 7242. 16,86. fgg.] [Harivaṃśa 1935.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī.8,471.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa.1,8,7.] [PAÑCAR.3,11,23] (sai gedr.). pl. [Viṣṇupurāṇa 435] (der Text [4, 14, 1] fälschlich śainayāḥ).
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