Shanashatika, aka: Śaṇaśāṭikā, Shana-shatika; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Śaṇaśāṭikā can be transliterated into English as Sanasatika or Shanashatika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Śaṇaśāṭikā (शणशाटिका) or Śaṇa-śāṭi.—(compare Pali sāṇa-sāṭaka, e.g. Vism. i.54.7 °ko viya dubbaṇṇo hoti, sc. puggalo, dussīlyatāya), hempen cloth or rag, as something cheap and poor: sana- (read śaṇa, see Note p. 706)-śāṭikā-nivāsitaḥ sphaṭita- pāṇipāda etc. Divy 83.22; kārṣaśatāny…sphuṭitapāṇi- pādāni śaṇaśāṭī-nivāsitāni 463.8; (of a wandering brahman pupil) śaṇa-śāṭiṃ (mss. śana-, sana-; Senart em. snāna-) ādāya Mv i.232.4 (prose). Cf. śāṇaka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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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