Shayitavat, Śayitavat: 3 definitions
Shayitavat 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 Śayitavat can be transliterated into English as Sayitavat or Shayitavat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śayitavat (शयितवत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) Sleeping, asleep. E. śīṅ to sleep, ktavatu aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śayitavat (शयितवत्):—[=śayita-vat] [from śayita > śaya] mfn. one who has lain down, gone to sleep, sleeping, asleep, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śayitavat (शयितवत्):—[(vān-vatī-vat) a.] Sleeping, asleep.
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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