Shastrakhya, Śastrākhya, Shastra-akhya: 3 definitions

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Shastrakhya 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 Śastrākhya can be transliterated into English as Sastrakhya or Shastrakhya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śastrākhya (शस्त्राख्य).—iron.

Derivable forms: śastrākhyam (शस्त्राख्यम्).

Śastrākhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śastra and ākhya (आख्य).

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

1) Śastrākhya (शस्त्राख्य):—[from śastra > śas] mfn. called a sword (applied to a comet), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] n. iron, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Shastrakhya in German

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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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