Shilaputra, aka: Śilāputra, Shila-putra; 3 Definition(s)

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Shilaputra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Śilāputra can be transliterated into English as Silaputra or Shilaputra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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śilāputra (शिलापुत्र).—m (S) Son of a stone. A term for a garden-roller or road-roller; also for a roller or muller of a mortar or of a levigating slab.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Śilāputra (शिलापुत्र).—a small flat stone for grinding condiments upon.

Derivable forms: śilāputraḥ (शिलापुत्रः).

Śilāputra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śilā and putra (पुत्र). See also (synonyms): śilāputraka.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śilāputra (शिलापुत्र).—m. (compare niśādā-putra, and Sanskrit dṛṣat-putra; Sanskrit Lex. śilāputra, grindstone; Pali nisada-pota, Vism. 252.27, which ṭīkā quoted in transl. glosses with silā-puttako), acc. to Tibetan pestle, perhaps also upper millstone, = niśādā-putra: Mvy 7517 = Tibetan gtun (mis- printed gtur) bu.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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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