Shastracakshus, Śāstracakṣus, Shastra-cakshus: 5 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Śāstracakṣus can be transliterated into English as Sastracaksus or Shastracakshus, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shastrachakshus.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śāstracakṣus (शास्त्रचक्षुस्).—n. grammar (as being the 'eye', as it were, with which to understand any Śāstra).

Śāstracakṣus is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śāstra and cakṣus (चक्षुस्).

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

Śāstracakṣus (शास्त्रचक्षुस्).—n.

(-kṣuḥ) Grammar. E. śāstra science, and cakṣus the eye.

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

1) Śāstracakṣus (शास्त्रचक्षुस्):—[=śāstra-cakṣus] [from śāstra > śās] n. ‘eye of science’, grammar, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. having authoritative works as eyes, [Mahābhārata; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Caraka]

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

Śāstracakṣus (शास्त्रचक्षुस्):—[śāstra-cakṣus] (kṣuḥ) 5. n. Grammar.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Śāstracakṣus (शास्त्रचक्षुस्):—1. n. das Auge der Lehrbücher, Bez. der Grammatik [ŚABDĀRTHAK.] bei [WILSON.]

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Śāstracakṣus (शास्त्रचक्षुस्):—2. adj. der die Lehrbücher zu Augen hat: nṛpa [KĀM. NĪTIS. 14, 5.]

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Śāstracakṣus (शास्त्रचक्षुस्):—2. [Mahābhārata 6, 163.]

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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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