Shakyartha, aka: Śakyārtha, Shakya-artha; 3 Definition(s)


Shakyartha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Śakyārtha can be transliterated into English as Sakyartha or Shakyartha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[Shakyartha in Marathi glossaries]

śakyārtha (शक्यार्थ).—m S A possible signification or import; an admissible interpretation.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śakyārtha (शक्यार्थ).—m A possible import The po- tential mood.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Shakyartha in Sanskrit glossaries]

Śakyārtha (शक्यार्थ).—the meaning directly expressed.

Derivable forms: śakyārthaḥ (शक्यार्थः).

Śakyārtha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śakya and artha (अर्थ).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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