Shilarasa, aka: Śilārasa, Shila-rasa; 4 Definition(s)


Shilarasa 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 Śilārasa can be transliterated into English as Silarasa or Shilarasa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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śilārasa (शिलारस).—m S Styrax or Benzoin. See śilākusuma.

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śiḷārasa (शिळारस).—m (śilārasa S) Storax or Benzoin. See śilākusuma.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śiḷārasa (शिळारस).—m Storax or Benzoin.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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

Shilarasa in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Śilārasa (शिलारस).—

1) benzoin.

2) incense.

Derivable forms: śilārasaḥ (शिलारसः).

Śilārasa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śilā and rasa (रस).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śilārasa (शिलारस).—m.

(-saḥ) Incense, Benjamin or Olibanum. E. śilā a stone, rasa, juice.

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