Shakyaputriya, Śākyaputrīya, Shakya-putriya: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śākyaputrīya can be transliterated into English as Sakyaputriya or Shakyaputriya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śākyaputrīya (शाक्यपुत्रीय).—a Buddhist monk.

Derivable forms: śākyaputrīyaḥ (शाक्यपुत्रीयः).

Śākyaputrīya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śākya and putrīya (पुत्रीय).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Śākyaputrīya (शाक्यपुत्रीय).—f. °yā (= Pali Sakyaputtiya), a follower of the Buddha: pl., Divy 338.13; 382.4; 419.20 (śramaṇa-Śāk°); 420.7; abstr. °ya-tva, discipleship of the B., Laṅk 253.13; neg. a-, no disciple of the B., Mvy 9126 (follows abhikṣuḥ, aśramaṇaḥ); abhikṣuṇī…aśramaṇī a- °yā Bhīk 23b.4.

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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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