Shalajira, Śālājira, Shala-ajira: 4 definitions


Shalajira 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 Śālājira can be transliterated into English as Salajira or Shalajira, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śālājira (शालाजिर).—a hollow earthen cup.

Derivable forms: śālājiraḥ (शालाजिरः), śālājiram (शालाजिरम्).

Śālājira is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śālā and ajira (अजिर).

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

Śālājira (शालाजिर).—mn.

(-raḥ-raṃ) A hollow earthen cup or saucer. E. śālā a house, jṝ to become old, ac aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śālājira (शालाजिर).—m. and n. A hollow earthen cup.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śālājira (शालाजिर):—[from śālā > śāla] (śālāj) m. a kind of dish, [Harṣacarita]

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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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