Shatayu, Śatāyu: 10 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Śatāyu can be transliterated into English as Satayu or Shatayu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Śatāyu (शतायु).—A Rākṣasa with the Hemanta sun.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 23. 19.
1b) One of the six sons of Purūravas and Ūrvaśī.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 24. 34; Vāyu-purāṇa 91. 52; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 7. 1
Śatāyu (शतायु) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.47.18) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Śatāyu) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study
Śatāyu (शतायु) or Śatāyus is one of the six sons of Aila Purūravas, according to the Vaṃśānucarita section of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] Aila Purūravas, the most illustrious pious king gets married to Urvaśī, the heavenly damsel who is cursed by Brahmā to spend sometime here on earth. Purūravas begets on her six sons—Āyu, Mayu, Amāyu, Viśvāyu, Śatāyu and Śrutāyu. All these are celebrated like Semi-divine beings (devayonaya).
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śatāyu (शतायु) [or शतायुषी, śatāyuṣī].—a (S) That has lived or is to live a hundred years, a centenarian.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
śatāyu (शतायु).—a That is to live a hundred years.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śatāyu (शतायु).—[adjective] lasting for a hundred years or hundred years old.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śatāyu (शतायु):—[from śata] mfn. = śatāyus, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Śatāyu (शतायु):—(a) of hundred years (of age), centenarian; —[ho]! may you live for a hundred years!.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a man who has lived for one hundred years.
2) [noun] ಶತಾಯು ಗತಾಯು [shatayu gatayu] śatāyu gatāyu [usu. mis-splet as ಶತಾಯ ಗತಾಯ [shataya gataya]] (an adverbial clause, used to show the determination to complete an undertaking) even if it (the undertaking) takes the whole life.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Search found 12 books and stories containing Shatayu, Śatāyu, Satayu; (plurals include: Shatayus, Śatāyus, Satayus). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 27 - An Account of Ila’s Family < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 26 - An Account of Pururava < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)