Shashabhrit, aka: Śaśabhṛt, Shasha-bhrit; 2 Definition(s)

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Shashabhrit 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 Śaśabhṛt can be transliterated into English as Sasabhrt or Shashabhrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Śaśabhṛt (शशभृत्).—m. the moon. °भृत् (bhṛt) m. an epithet of Śiva.

Śaśabhṛt is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śaśa and bhṛt (भृत्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śaśabhṛt (शशभृत्).—m. (-bhṛt) The moon. E. śaśa a hare, bhṛt who cherishes: see śaśadhara .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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