Shataguna, aka: Śataguṇa, Shata-guna; 5 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śataguṇa can be transliterated into English as Sataguna or Shataguna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Shataguna in Purana glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Śataguṇa (शतगुण).—A son of Krodhā and a devagandharva.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 6. 39.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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śataguṇa (शतगुण).—a (S) Of the amount of a hundred fold, centuple.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śataguṇa (शतगुण).—a Centuple.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Śataguṇa (शतगुण).—a. a hundred-fold, increased a hundred times; अनुपनतमनोरथस्य पूर्वं शतगुणितेव गता मम त्रियामा (anupanatamanorathasya pūrvaṃ śataguṇiteva gatā mama triyāmā) V.3.22.

Śataguṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śata and guṇa (गुण). See also (synonyms): śataguṇita.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śataguṇa (शतगुण).—mfn.

(-ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) A hundred times, a hundred-fold. E. śata, guṇa a time.

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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