Shavadaha, Śavadāha, Shava-daha: 5 definitions


Shavadaha 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 Śavadāha can be transliterated into English as Savadaha or Shavadaha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shavadaha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śavadāha (शवदाह).—cremation (of dead bodies).

Derivable forms: śavadāhaḥ (शवदाहः).

Śavadāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śava and dāha (दाह).

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

Śavadāha (शवदाह).—m.

(-haḥ) Burning a corpse. E. śava, dāha burning.

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

Śavadāha (शवदाह):—[=śava-dāha] [from śava] m. idem, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Śavadāha (शवदाह):—[śava-dāha] (haḥ) 1. m. Burning a corpse.

context information

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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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shavadaha in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Śava-dāha (शव-दाह):—n. cremation of dead bodies;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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