Shaptavat, Śaptavat, Shapta-vat: 1 definition


Shaptavat 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 Śaptavat can be transliterated into English as Saptavat or Shaptavat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shaptavat in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Śaptavat (शप्तवत्):—[=śapta-vat] [from śapta > śap] mfn., = [perfect tense] śaśāpa, [Mahābhārata]

2) Saptavat (सप्तवत्):—[=sapta-vat] [from sapta > saptan] mfn. containing the word saptan

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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 (even English!). 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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