Shavas, Śavas: 5 definitions

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Shavas 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 Śavas can be transliterated into English as Savas or Shavas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śavas (शवस्).—n. Strength, power.

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

Śavas (शवस्).—i. e. śu (= śvi), + as, n. 1. Power, strength, Chr. 290, 8 = [Rigveda.] i. 64, 8. 2. A corpse.

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

Śavas (शवस्).—[neuter] superiority, power, strength, heroism; [instrumental] strongly, mightily.

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Savas (सवस्).—dress one’s self in ([instrumental]).

Savas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and vas (वस्).

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Savas (सवस्).—dwell together, live with ([instrumental] ±saha or [accusative]), cohabit with ([accusative]); stay or live in ([locative]); pass, spend ([accusative] of time). [Causative] cause to live together, bring together with ([instrumental] ±saha), give shelter, harbour. — Cf. adhyuṣita, abhyuṣita, upoṣita, paryuṣita, proṣita, viproṣita, vyuṣita.

Savas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and vas (वस्).

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

1) Śavas (शवस्):—[from śava] n. ([originally] ‘swelling, increase’) strength, power, might, superiority, prowess, valour, heroism ( ind. mightily, with might), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

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

3) [v.s. ...] a dead body (= -śava), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a teacher, [Catalogue(s)]

5) Savas (सवस्):—[from sava] n. idem See satya-s.

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Shavas 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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