Shautirya, Śauṭīrya: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śauṭīrya can be transliterated into English as Sautirya or Shautirya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śauṭīrya (शौटीर्य).—

1) Pride, arrogance, haughtiness; अद्य चारित्रशौटीर्यं त्वां प्राप्य विनिवर्तितम् (adya cāritraśauṭīryaṃ tvāṃ prāpya vinivartitam) Rām.2.73.23; Mb.1.2.236.

2) Prowess, heroism; एतच्छौटीर्ययुक्तं ते मच्छन्दवशवर्तिनः (etacchauṭīryayuktaṃ te macchandavaśavartinaḥ) Rām.3.42.6.

Derivable forms: śauṭīryam (शौटीर्यम्).

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

Śauṭīrya (शौटीर्य) or Śauṭīryya.—n.

(-ryaṃ) 1. Heroism, prowess. 2. Pride, arrogance. E. śauṭīra a hero, and ṣyañ aff.

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

Śauṭīrya (शौटीर्य).—i. e. śauṭīra (or *śuṭīra, see the last), + ya, n. 1. Pride. 2. Heroism.

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

1) Śauṭīrya (शौटीर्य):—[from śauṭ] n. manliness, haughtiness

2) [v.s. ...] pride in ([compound]), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa]

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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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