Shasitri, Śāsitṛ: 7 definitions


Shasitri 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 Śāsitṛ can be transliterated into English as Sasitr or Shasitri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śāsitṛ (शासितृ).—m. [śās-tṛc]

1) A ruler, governor.

2) A chastiser; कः पौरवे वसुमतीं शासति शासितर दुर्विनीतानाम् (kaḥ paurave vasumatīṃ śāsati śāsitara durvinītānām) Ś.1. 24; Manusmṛti 7.17.

3) A teacher, instructor.

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

Śāsitṛ (शासितृ).—mfn. (-tā-trī-tṛ) Ordering, commanding, a governor or commander. E. śās to order, tṛc aff. with iṭ augment.

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

Śāsitṛ (शासितृ).—[śās + itṛ], m., f. trī, and n. Who or what orders, commands; a governor, a king [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 24.

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

Śāsitṛ (शासितृ).—[masculine] chastiser, punisher, governor, teacher.

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

1) Śasitṛ (शसितृ):—[from śas] See vi-ś.

2) Śāsitṛ (शासितृ):—[from śās] m. a punisher, chastiser, [Manu-smṛti vii, 17]

3) [v.s. ...] a governor, commander, ruler over ([accusative] or [compound]), [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Kathāsaritsāgara; Campaka-śreṣṭhi-kathānaka]

4) [v.s. ...] a teacher, instructor, [Manu-smṛti; Raghuvaṃśa; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

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

Śāsitṛ (शासितृ):—[(tā-trī-tṛ) a.] Ordering; governor.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Śāsitṛ (शासितृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sāhira.

context information

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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